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Unusual image of a cystic atrial myxoma

Mass in mass appearance in the left atrium

Ungewöhnliche Form eines zystischen Vorhofmyxoms

Bild des Tumors im Tumor im linken Vorhof

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Correspondence to C. Toprak MD.

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Additional material onlineThis article includes two additional Videos. You will find this supplemental at dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00059-013-3923-y.

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Video 1. Two-dimensional transesophageal echocardiography at 0° degree view shows multicystic left atrial myxoma. (WMV 0,4MB)

Video 2. Real-time three-dimensional transesophageal echocardiography shows that the myxoma prolapses through the mitral valve into the left ventricle during diastole. (WMV 0,3MB)

Video 1. Two-dimensional transesophageal echocardiography at 0° degree view shows multicystic left atrial myxoma. (WMV 0,4MB)

Video 2. Real-time three-dimensional transesophageal echocardiography shows that the myxoma prolapses through the mitral valve into the left ventricle during diastole. (WMV 0,3MB)

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Toprak, C., Kahveci, G., Tabakci, M. et al. Unusual image of a cystic atrial myxoma. Herz 40, 259–260 (2015) doi:10.1007/s00059-013-3923-y

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