Myxoma is the most common primary tumor of the heart. The rarity of infected cardiac myxomas leads to numerous diagnostic and therapeutic difficulties. We present a case of infected left atrial myxoma caused by methicillin-sensible Staphylococcus aureus in a 48-year-old woman complicated by systemic embolism and septic shock.
BACKGROUND The aim of our study was to assess the delay of fibrinolysis in ST elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) in our region and to identify characteristics associated with prolonged delay. PATIENTS AND METHODS We analyzed clinical characteristics of a prospective cohort of unselected patients admitted for (STEMI). The study was conducted over… (More)