Cardiac tumours: diagnosis and management.

  title={Cardiac tumours: diagnosis and management.},
  author={Leonard M. Shapiro},
  volume={85 2},
Primary cardiac tumours are rare, with a necropsy incidence of 0.05%. Secondary deposits are seen more frequently, in 1% of postmortem examinations, but usually in the setting of widely disseminated malignancy. The relative incidence of presentation is shown in table 1, and demonstrates that atrial myxoma is by far the most common primary cardiac tumour in adults, and rhabdomyosarcoma is the most common in children. A quarter of all cardiac tumours are malignant, the majority of which are… CONTINUE READING

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