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Left atrial myxoma: the blush and the shadow!
  1. Babu Kanjirakadavath,
  2. K T Sajeer,
  3. M N Krishnan
  1. Department of Cardiology, Government Medical College, Kozhikode, Kerala, India
  1. Correspondence to Dr Babu Kanjirakadavath, Department of Cardiology, Government Medical College, NAS 30/1349, East Devgiri, Medical College Post, Kozhikode, Kerala 673008, India; drbabuk{at}yahoo.co.in

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A 55-year-old woman presented to us with complaints of exertional dyspnoea and fatigue of 1 month duration. Transoesophageal echocardiography (figure 1A) showed a 12×4 cm mobile, pedunculated mass in the left atrium. During preoperative coronary angiography, the tumour was visualised as an ‘oscillating blush’ through a leash of …

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