Dizziness during pregnancy due to cardiac myxoma.

Ajit K. Agarwal, Poothirikovil Venugopalan



A woman in the second trimester of pregnancy with recurrent episodes of dizziness is presented. She had a large left atrial myxoma that interfered with left ventricular filling, compromising cardiac output accounting for the symptoms. Surgical excision of the tumor was performed successfully during pregnancy.

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