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Multiple cerebral and coronary aneurysms in a patient with left atrial myxoma

Abstract

Cardiac myxomas accompanied by multiple embolic complications in cerebral and visceral arteries have been well documented in scientific literature. However, cerebral artery aneurysms have rarely been reported as a possible embolic complication of myxomas. This study describes a patient who had multiple episodes of cerebral infarctions and was found to have left atrial myxoma with old renal infarction as well as cerebral and coronary artery aneurysms. This is the first case report of coronary artery aneurysms associated with cardiac myxoma.

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Supplementary material 1 Four-chamber cine MR image (true FISP, TR/TE = 3/1.6 ms, flip angle = 87° appropriately demonstrates a highly mobile elongated mass attached to the interatrial septum. (MPG 312 kb)

Supplementary material 2 Two-chamber cine MR image of the left ventricle (true FISP, TR/TE = 3/1.6 ms, flip angle = 87°) appropriately demonstrates a highly mobile elongated mass attached to the interatrial septum. (MPG 312 kb)

Supplementary material 1 Four-chamber cine MR image (true FISP, TR/TE = 3/1.6 ms, flip angle = 87° appropriately demonstrates a highly mobile elongated mass attached to the interatrial septum. (MPG 312 kb)

Supplementary material 2 Two-chamber cine MR image of the left ventricle (true FISP, TR/TE = 3/1.6 ms, flip angle = 87°) appropriately demonstrates a highly mobile elongated mass attached to the interatrial septum. (MPG 312 kb)

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Kim, H., Park, E., Lee, W. et al. Multiple cerebral and coronary aneurysms in a patient with left atrial myxoma. Int J Cardiovasc Imaging 28, 129–132 (2012). https://doi.org/10.1007/s10554-012-0140-3

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Keywords

  • Coronary aneurysm
  • Cerebral aneurysm
  • Myxoma
  • Emboli
  • Cardiac magnetic resonance imaging