Myxoma of Donor Origin in a Transplanted Heart

Myxomas are the most common primary cardiac tumors but their presence in the transplanted heart is extremely rare. We report a case of left atrial myxoma in a patient after heart transplantation. DNA analysis confirmed a donor origin. To our knowledge, this is the first report of myxoma of donor ori...

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Published in:Journal of Heart & Lung Transplantation Vol. 26; no. 8; pp. 865 - 868
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Published: Elsevier B.V., Aug2007
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Summary:Myxomas are the most common primary cardiac tumors but their presence in the transplanted heart is extremely rare. We report a case of left atrial myxoma in a patient after heart transplantation. DNA analysis confirmed a donor origin. To our knowledge, this is the first report of myxoma of donor origin in a transplanted heart.