ISSN : 1301-5680
e-ISSN : 2149-8156
Turkish Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery     
De novo right atrial myxoma detected nine months after atrial septal defect closure
Orhan Saim Demirtürk, Öner Gülcan, Hüseyin Ali Tünel, Murat Güvener
Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Başkent University Adana Teaching and Research Center, Adana, Turkey
DOI : 10.5606/tgkdc.dergisi.2012.182
Primary tumors of the heart is rarely seen and atrial myxoma is the most common primary tumor of the heart. In this article, we present a 21-year-old male case with the history of atrial septal defect closure in another clinic who developed de novo right atrial myxoma nine months after surgery.
Keywords : Atrial septal defect; de novo right atrial myxoma; rapid growth
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