Case Report
Volume 7 Issue 3 - 2020
Cerebrovascular Accident Complicating Left Atrial Myxoma
Fatima Ezzahra Talhi1*, Saousan Serbout1, Karim Badaoui1, Ayoub Abetti2, Othman Belmaachi2, Nadia Lazrak2, Ahmed Adaoui2, Salma Lyazidi2, Leila Azzouzi1, Abdennasser Drighil1, Rachida Habbal1 and Youssef Ettaoumi2
1Department of Cardiology, Ibn Rushd Hospital University, Casablanca, Morocco
2Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Ibn Rushd Hospital University, Casablanca, Morocco
*Corresponding Author: Fatima Ezzahra Talhi, Department of Cardiology, Ibn Rushd Hospital University, Casablanca, Morocco.
Received: February 18, 2020; Published: February 29, 2020


Cardiac myxoma is the most frequent subset of benign primary cardiac tumors that can lead to numerous complications as described in literature. Cardiac tumors can present with cardiac and embolic manifestations and should be considered in the differential diagnosis of patients presenting with such symptoms. We report a clinical case of a 65-year-old female who came to the emergency department in a clinical presentation cerebrovascular accident (CVA) secondary to tumor embolization from a large left atrial myxoma.

Keywords: : Left Atrial Myxoma; Acute Stroke; Cardiac Tumors


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Citation: Fatima Ezzahra Talhi., et al. “Cerebrovascular Accident Complicating Left Atrial Myxoma”. EC Cardiology 7.3 (2020): 01-04.

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