Familial atrial myxoma
A rare genetic cardiac tumor characterized by the presence of a primary benign gelatinous mass located in the atria and composed of primitive connective tissue cells and stroma (resembling mesenchyme) in several members of a family. Clinical presentation depends on the size mobility and location of tumor ranging from nonspecific and/or constitutional symptoms to sudden cardiac death and includes dyspnea hemoptisis syncope fatigue fever cutaneous rash increases in venous pressure and/or peripheral edema.
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Familial atrial myxoma?
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