International Journal of Angiology

, Volume 4, Issue 1, pp 1–3 | Cite as

A giant right atrial myxoma: Case report

  • Cevat Özpinar
  • Sami Ceran
  • Mehmet Yeniterzi
  • Tahir Yüksek
  • Ufuk Özergin
  • Hasan Solak
Original Articles


Right atrial myxomas have rarely been reported. The authors describe a giant hourglass-shaped atrial myxoma consisting of three lobes; one of them had protruded into the right ventricle. Its size was 18×7×5 cm and weight was 170 g. The authors were not able to find another myxoma as big as this one in the literature, so they are reporting it. They review and discuss the literature involving the subject.


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© International College of Angiology, Inc. 1995

Authors and Affiliations

  • Cevat Özpinar
    • 1
  • Sami Ceran
    • 1
  • Mehmet Yeniterzi
    • 1
  • Tahir Yüksek
    • 1
  • Ufuk Özergin
    • 1
  • Hasan Solak
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, School of MedicineUniversity of SelçukKonyaTurkey

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