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What is Atrial myxoma, familial?

What is Atrial myxoma, familial?

  • Atrial myxoma, familial: An atrial myxoma benign tumor that develops in the wall that separates the two upper chambers of the heart. The familial form of the condition also involves tumors in other parts of the body such as the skin, both heart atria or the heart ventricles.

Atrial myxoma, familial is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Atrial myxoma, familial, or a subtype of Atrial myxoma, familial, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Ophanet, a consortium of European partners, currently defines a condition rare when it affects 1 person per 2,000. They list Atrial myxoma, familial as a "rare disease".
Source - Orphanet

Atrial myxoma, familial: Introduction

Types of Atrial myxoma, familial:

Broader types of Atrial myxoma, familial:

What causes Atrial myxoma, familial?

Causes of Atrial myxoma, familial: see causes of Atrial myxoma, familial

What are the symptoms of Atrial myxoma, familial?

Symptoms of Atrial myxoma, familial: see symptoms of Atrial myxoma, familial

Atrial myxoma, familial: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Atrial myxoma, familial.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Atrial myxoma, familial.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Atrial myxoma, familial: Medical Geneticist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Atrial myxoma, familial.
Treatments for Atrial myxoma, familial: see treatments for Atrial myxoma, familial

Name and Aliases of Atrial myxoma, familial

Main name of condition: Atrial myxoma, familial

Other names or spellings for Atrial myxoma, familial:

Intracardiac myxoma

Intracardiac myxoma
Source - Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

 

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