Radiation induced myxoma of superior vena cava origin presenting as a right atrial mass

  • Feridoun Sabzi Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Imam Ali Heart Center, Kermanshah University of Medical Sciences, Kermanshah, Iran.
  • Reza Faraji Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Imam Ali Heart Center, Kermanshah University of Medical Sciences, Kermanshah, Iran.
Keywords: myxoma; right atrial; vena cava.

Abstract

Myxomas are the most common benign cardiac tumors. Myxomas are more common in the left heart chamber than the right side chamber. An extracardiac origin presenting as a right atrial mass is very rare. Right-sided tumors are considerably less common than left-sided tumors, and however myxoma of great vessels origin presenting as right atrial masses are rare but radiation induced villous myxoma in superior vena cava (SVC) is exceedingly rare tumor. A case of radiation induced myxoma originating in a previously undescribed location and presenting as a right atrial mass is reported.

Keywords: myxoma; right atrial; vena cava. 
How to Cite
Sabzi, F., & Faraji, R. (1). Radiation induced myxoma of superior vena cava origin presenting as a right atrial mass. Journal of Nepal Medical Association, 52(195), 952-954. https://doi.org/10.31729/jnma.2724
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Case Reports