Imaging of cerebral infarction caused by atrial myxoma

G. T. Gee, C. Bazan, J. R. Jinkins

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We describe the radiologic investigation of two patients with primary left atrial myxoma who presented with embolic manifestations in the brain. MRI and CT showed multiple infarcts, while the cardiac atrial mass was demonstrated in one of the patients by MRI and in both by echocardiography.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)271-272
Number of pages2
Issue number4
StatePublished - May 1 1994


  • Atrial myxoma
  • Cerebral infarction
  • Echocardiography
  • Magnetic resonance imaging

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging
  • Clinical Neurology
  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine


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