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Massive right atrial myxoma presenting as congestive heart failure: an unusual presentation of a rare tumour
  1. Richa Agrawal1,
  2. Ajay Sharma1,
  3. Ranjit kumar Nath1,2,
  4. Bhagya Narayan Pandit1,2
  1. 1 Department of Cardiology, Dr Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital, New Delhi, India
  2. 2 Department of Cardiology, Dr Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital, Pgimer, New Delhi, India
  1. Correspondence to Dr Richa Agrawal, agrawal.goodluck{at}


Cardiac myxomas are the most common type of primary cardiac tumour. The most common location of cardiac myxoma is left atrium. Right atrial myxomas are very rare and usually asymptomatic or sometimes present with dyspnoea. Right atrial myxoma presenting as a right-sided heart failure is very rare. We report a very rare case of a 52-year-old man of right atrial myxoma presented unsually as right-sided heart failure.

  • heart failure
  • hypertension
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  • Contributors Conception or design of the work: All authors. Data collection, analysis and interpretation, drafting the article and critical revision of the article: RA. Final approval of the version to be published: All authors. Guarantor: All authhors.

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