"Myxoma" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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A benign neoplasm derived from connective tissue, consisting chiefly of polyhedral and stellate cells that are loosely embedded in a soft mucoid matrix, thereby resembling primitive mesenchymal tissue. It occurs frequently intramuscularly where it may be mistaken for a sarcoma. It appears also in the jaws and the skin. (From Stedman, 25th ed)
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Myxoma" by people in Profiles.
Mesenchymal lesions of the vulva. Semin Diagn Pathol. 2021 Jan; 38(1):85-98.
Left Atrial Myxoma Presenting as Cerebral Embolism. J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth. 2020 Dec; 34(12):3452-3461.
Surgical Excision of a Left Atrial Myxoma During the Second Trimester of Pregnancy. J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth. 2020 Feb; 34(2):530-536.
Odontogenic myxoma of the face: mimicry of cherubism. J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2014 Nov; 72(11):2186-91.
Clinical evaluation and management of benign soft tissue tumors of the extremities. Cancer Treat Res. 2014; 162:171-202.
Primitive myxoid mesenchymal tumor of infancy with rosettes: a new finding and literature review. Int J Surg Pathol. 2014 Oct; 22(7):647-51.
Cavitating atrial myxoma mimicking hydatid cyst on echocardiography: utility of cardiac magnetic resonance imaging and computed tomography for diagnosis and preoperative evaluation. J Thorac Imaging. 2010 Aug; 25(3):W85-8.
Pathology quiz case 2. Intramuscular myxoma of the stapedius muscle. Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2009 Feb; 135(2):217, 219-20.
Severe reversible left ventricular dysfunction associated with multiple cardiac myxomata. Wiad Lek. 2007; 60(5-6):291-3.
CT for intracardiac thrombi and tumors. Int J Cardiovasc Imaging. 2005 Feb; 21(1):115-31.