OEdème aigue du poumon en rapport avec un myxome enclavé dans la valve mitrale

  • Ali Derkaoui
  • Mohammed Khatouf

Abstract

Left atrial myxomas are benign tumors are benign tumors that can be life-threatening depending on their location. We report the case of a 70 years old female patient, enrolled in our training program for the management of respiratory distress associated with acute hemodynamic pulmonary edema. Echocardiography objectified mitral valve myxoma associated with left atrial dilation and pulmonary arterial hypertension. The patient underwent emergency surgical resection of tumor carried out under extracorporeal circulation.

Pan African Medical Journal 2016; 23

Author Biographies

Ali Derkaoui
CHU Hassan II, Université sidi Mohammed Benabdellah, Service de Réanimation Polyvalente, Fès, Maroc
Mohammed Khatouf
CHU Hassan II, Université sidi Mohammed Benabdellah, Service de Réanimation Polyvalente, Fès, Maroc
Published
2016-07-14
Section
Articles

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eISSN: 1937-8688