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Recurrent cerebral metastasis from a cardiac myxoma: case report and review of literature.

Authors
  • Rodrigues, D
  • Matthews, N
  • Scoones, D
  • Aziz, F
  • Nath, F
Type
Published Article
Journal
British Journal of Neurosurgery
Publisher
Informa UK (Taylor & Francis)
Publication Date
Oct 01, 2006
Volume
20
Issue
5
Pages
318–320
Identifiers
PMID: 17129882
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

We report the case of a 65-year-old patient who had complete excision of an atrial myxoma and subsequently presented to our unit with recurrent cerebral metastasis. The case demonstrates that cardiac myxoma despite benign histological appearance is capable of metastatic spread.

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