OncoMyx Therapeutics, a startup launched from Arizona State University, develops oncolytic immunotherapies based on the myxoma
virus platform to orchestrate an immune response and treat cancer.
Two patients (one with left atrial myxoma
and the other with hepatocelular carcinoma) had rheumatoid arthritis (RA)like presentation with positive RF.
The diagnosis of ovarian myxoma
was made and confirmed by the French National Cancer Institute committee.
A 10.5 x 9 cm myxoma
was excised by resecting the pedicle implanted on the atrial roof (Figures 2a-2b).
The frequency of Odontogenic Myxoma
in this study was 4.6 % as compared to the previous study which showed 4.3% 26 .
Apart from arrhythmic causes, cardiovascular diseases such as aortic valve stenosis, hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, atrial myxoma
, pulmonary embolism, and myocardial infarction may cause syncope as a result of decreased cardiac output.
is a rare benign connective tissue neoplasm originating mostly from the heart (1).
lactis in a patient with atrial myxoma
: a case report," Diagnostic Microbiology and Infectious Disease, vol.
is the most common cause of tumour embolism to the brain in addition to being a thrombotic source and trigger for atrial fibrillation.
Surprisingly, the postoperative histology showed features consistent with laryngeal myxoma
The final diagnosis was ventricular cardiac myxoma
. Postoperative course was uneventful, and the patient was discharged home well; as of writing, he has experienced complete resolution of prior symptoms and subsequent echocardiograms have been normal, without evidence of recurrence.
Primary cardiac myxoma
(CM) is the most common type of primary cardiac tumor with an estimated incidence around 0.5-1.0 per million cases per year .
In more than 75% of cases, intracardiac tumours are benign and are represented especially by myxoma
(50%) and rhabdomyoma (20%).
In addition, a 2.0 cm spherical mobile echodensity was noted to be attached to the left side of the interatrial septum, concerning for myxoma
Transesophageal echocardiography at a lower transesophageal view, 0, confirmed a 12 mm oscillating large mass attached to a visible Eustachian valve (Figure 2); endocarditis was confirmed as the cause of septic shock versus infected Eustachian valve myxoma