Unusual case of a myxoma atrial left presenting with recurrent monoparesis

Gabriel E. Pérez Baztarrica, Andres Wong Baros, Nadia Chiriboga, Andres Felipe Gil, Jenny Ramos Negrete, Xavier Centeno Cevallos, Marco José Maldonado de la Torre, Michaelly Erique, Ines Hernàndez Aviles, Reneiro Velez Solorzano, Ariot Vinicio Sancan Moran, Fabio Oscar Domborovski Goncalves, Rafael Porcile


Usually, embolism is described from cardiac or large artery disease. Atrial fibrillation is the most common cause of cardiogenic emboli in stroke. Myxoma is responsible in only a few cases. We describe here a case of a patient who presented with recurrent pure left brachial monoparesis as a manifestation of a cardiac myxoma.


cardiac myxoma; left brachial monoparesis

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.24170/16-4-3847


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