Right atrial myxoma is a rare intracardiac tumor that is
often difficult to diagnose. Pulmonary embolism from tumor fragments
originating from the tumor mass is a potentially fatal complication.
Early diagnosis of cardiac myxoma is important since surgical treatment
leads to resolution with low rates of recurrence and good long-term
survival. The presence of a cardiac myxoma can be heralded by
nonspecific constitutional symptoms as well as by disturbances in the