Surgical removal of intravascular leiomyomas with intracardiac extension: A two-case report

"Leiomyomatosis is a uterine condition that can rarely present with extrauterine involvement. Intravenous and intracardiac extensions are extremely rare presentations and, in these cases, the intra-cardiac mass may be confused with a cardiac myxoma and can be associated with pulmonary embolism....

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Autores Principales: "Andrade, Darío, Vinck, Eric E., Torres, Laura Niño, Citarella, Danilo"
Formato: Artículo (Article)
Lenguaje:Inglés (English)
Publicado: Blackwell Publishing Inc. 2020
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Acceso en línea:https://repository.urosario.edu.co/handle/10336/22273
https://doi.org/10.1111/jocs.14525
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Sumario:"Leiomyomatosis is a uterine condition that can rarely present with extrauterine involvement. Intravenous and intracardiac extensions are extremely rare presentations and, in these cases, the intra-cardiac mass may be confused with a cardiac myxoma and can be associated with pulmonary embolism. Here we report two cases of successful surgically removed intracardiac leiomyomas under cardiopulmonary bypass. © 2020 Wiley Periodicals, Inc."