No association between herpes simplex virus 1 and cardiac myxoma.

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PRINCIPLES Cardiac myxoma is the most commonly diagnosed cardiac tumour. Infection of herpes simplex virus 1 (HSV1) has been postulated to be a factor for this pathologic entity. The aim of the current study was to evaluate the association between HSV 1 and myxoma occurrence. METHODS Between 1965 and 2005, 70 patients (36 female, mean age: 52.6 years… (More)
DOI: 10.4414/smw.2011.13223

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