Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research, ISSN - 0973 - 709X

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Case report
Table of Contents - Year : 2016 | Month : August | Volume : 10 | Issue : 8 | Page : PD05 - PD07

Recurrent Left Atrial Myxoma in a Young Patient: A Rare Entity PD05-PD07

Jignesh Kothari, Ketav Lakhia, Parth Solanki, Jigar Panchal, Pratik Shah

Correspondence
Dr. Ketav Lakhia,
Resident, Department of Cardio Vascular and Thoracic Surgery, U. N. Mehta Institute of Cardiology and Research Center,
(Affiliated to B. J. Medical College), New Civil Hospital Campus, Asarwa-380016, Ahmedabad, India.
E-mail: ketavtl@gmail.com

Recurrence of atrial myxoma arising from the site other than inter-atrial septum is quite rare, which is more common in familial than sporadic cases. We here in present a case of 15-year-old young female who presented with recurrence of left atrial (LA) myxoma from unusual site posterior LA wall after 3 years without any constitutional symptoms, which is the hallmark of recurrence. Complete removal of underlying atrial septum with atrial wall for recurrence prevention is the dictum in primary operation for tumour removal.