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The following summary is from Orphanet, a European reference portal for information on rare diseases and orphan drugs.
Orpha Number: 615
Familial atrial myxoma is a rare, genetic cardiac tumor characterized by the presence of a primary, benign, gelatinous mass located in the atria and composed of primitive connective tissue cells and stroma (resembling mesenchyme) in several members of a family. Clinical presentation depends on the size, mobility and location of tumor, ranging from nonspecific and/or constitutional symptoms to sudden cardiac death, and includes dyspnea, hemoptisis, syncope, fatigue, fever, cutaneous rash, increases in venous pressure and/or peripheral edema.
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Source: GARD Last updated on 05-01-20
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