Case Reports Giant Right Atrial Leiomyoma: Case Report [Turk Kardiyol Dern Ars]
Turk Kardiyol Dern Ars. 1999; 27(1): 56-58

Case Reports Giant Right Atrial Leiomyoma: Case Report

Melek ULUÇAM1, Mehmet Emin Korkmaz1, Haldun Müderrisoğlu1, Bülent Özin2, Atılay TAŞDELEN3, Şükrü MERCAN2, Vahide ŞİMŞEK2

A 50-year-old feına le patient suffering from an intravenous leiomyoma invading the right atrium was reported. Echocardiographically ılıere was an ellipsoid, smooth-edged mass in the right atrium extending inside the infcrior vena cava (IVC). The tricuspid valve w as normal. During surgery, the intracardiac mass and its extensions to the IVC and the right atrium were partially resected. Because of tight attachments to the vascular wall, extensions in the right renal vein and the second mass inside the distal portion of the IVC could only parıially be excised. Bleeding from the lumbal veins and IVC was serious and she died in the early postope rative period because of hemorrhagic el i a tlı esis and myocardial fai lure. T he excised mass was patho logically reporteel as an intravascular Jeiomyoma.

Keywords: Intravenous leiomyoma, right atrial mass, vena cava inferior

How to cite this article
Melek ULUÇAM, Mehmet Emin Korkmaz, Haldun Müderrisoğlu, Bülent Özin, Atılay TAŞDELEN, Şükrü MERCAN, Vahide ŞİMŞEK. Case Reports Giant Right Atrial Leiomyoma: Case Report. Turk Kardiyol Dern Ars. 1999; 27(1): 56-58
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