Sudden Death Due to Tricuspid Valve Myxoma with Massive Pulmonary Embolism in a 15-Month Old Male

    Volume 42, Issue 3 (May 1997)

    ISSN: 0022-1198

    CODEN: JFSOAD

    Page Count: 3


    Embry, JH
    State medical examiner, Alabama Department of Forensic Sciences, Birmingham, AL

    Parker, KM
    Pathologist, Baptist Medical Center Montclair, Birmingham, AL

    (Received 13 March 1996; accepted 9 September 1996)

    Abstract

    Myxomas of the tricuspid valve are extremely rare, with only 13 cases reported in the world literature (1). We report the case of a 15-month old male with tricuspid valve myxoma and massive myxomatous pulmonary emboli discovered at autopsy.


    Paper ID: JFS14161J

    DOI: 10.1520/JFS14161J

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    Title Sudden Death Due to Tricuspid Valve Myxoma with Massive Pulmonary Embolism in a 15-Month Old Male
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