Journal Published Online: 01 May 1997
Volume 42, Issue 3

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



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.

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Parker, KM
Baptist Medical Center Montclair, Birmingham, AL
Embry, JH
Alabama Department of Forensic Sciences, Birmingham, AL
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DOI: 10.1520/JFS14161J