A Japanese case of familial cardiac myxoma associated with a mutation of the PRKAR1alpha gene.

@article{Kojima2005AJC,
  title={A Japanese case of familial cardiac myxoma associated with a mutation of the PRKAR1alpha gene.},
  author={Satoshi Kojima and Masataka Sumiyoshi and Yoshiro Watanabe and Satoru Suwa and Michio Matsumoto and Yasuro Nakata and Hiroyuki Daida},
  journal={Internal medicine},
  year={2005},
  volume={44 6},
  pages={607-10}
}
Familial cardiac myxoma is inherited as an autosomal dominant syndrome. Here, we report a Japanese case of familial cardiac myxoma identified as a genetic abnormality. The mother experienced multiple recurrence of tumors in the left atrium and left ventricle 40 months after surgical resection of a left atrial myxoma. All recurrent tumors were successfully… CONTINUE READING