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Vol 16, No 6 (2021)
Case report
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84-year-old man with dyspnea, tumor in the left atrium suspected and hiatal hernia of the diaphragm diagnosed

Agnieszka Major12, Iwona Gorczyca-Głowacka12, Beata Wożakowska-Kapłon12, Łukasz Wypchło13
DOI: 10.5603/FC.a2021.0051
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Folia Cardiologica 2021;16(6):394-397.
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  1. Collegium Medicum, Jan Kochanowski University of Kielce, Poland
  2. 1st Department of Cardiology and Electrotherapy, Świętokrzyskie Cardiology Centre in Kielce, Poland
  3. Department of Imaging Diagnostics, Polyclinical Hospital in Kielce, Poland

open access

Vol 16, No 6 (2021)
Case Reports
Published online: 2021-10-21

Abstract

This article discusses the case of an 84-year-old patient who presented to the Clinic of Cardiology due to worsening dyspnoea. The patient’s echocardiogram revealed a tumour in the left atrium, suggestive of myxoma.

Abstract

This article discusses the case of an 84-year-old patient who presented to the Clinic of Cardiology due to worsening dyspnoea. The patient’s echocardiogram revealed a tumour in the left atrium, suggestive of myxoma.
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Keywords

cardiac tumour, myxoma

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Title

84-year-old man with dyspnea, tumor in the left atrium suspected and hiatal hernia of the diaphragm diagnosed

Journal

Folia Cardiologica

Issue

Vol 16, No 6 (2021)

Article type

Case report

Pages

394-397

Published online

2021-10-21

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392

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31

DOI

10.5603/FC.a2021.0051

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Folia Cardiologica 2021;16(6):394-397.

Keywords

cardiac tumour
myxoma

Authors

Agnieszka Major
Iwona Gorczyca-Głowacka
Beata Wożakowska-Kapłon
Łukasz Wypchło

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