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Leiomyoma Extending to the Right ventricle: Case Report [Turk Kardiyol Dern Ars]
Turk Kardiyol Dern Ars. 2003; 31(4): 226-229

Leiomyoma Extending to the Right ventricle: Case Report

Yurdaer Dönmez1, Mehmet Kanadaşı1, Ayhan Usal1, Handan Zeren4

lntravenous leiomyomas originaıe from the u terine myomas and may spread inıravenously. Leiomyomas ra rely can reach the right fıearı caviıies and may caııse various cardiovascular sym.ptoms. They may be misdiagnosed as ıhrom /nıs and same complications dııe to anti thrombotic treatment nıay occur. Sudden death risk arises iftlıe leiomyoma reaches to the tricuspid valve. We report a gianı leionıyonıa cas e that originated from the iliac veins, reached the right ventricle and predisposed to the development of endocarditis.

Keywords: lntravenous leiomyomas, endocarditis, cardiac lllmor

How to cite this article
Yurdaer Dönmez, Mehmet Kanadaşı, Ayhan Usal, Handan Zeren. Leiomyoma Extending to the Right ventricle: Case Report. Turk Kardiyol Dern Ars. 2003; 31(4): 226-229
Manuscript Language: Turkish

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