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Short Medical Case Study "12"



A 23 years old female complaining from recurrent syncope , shortness of breath , palpitations , platypnoea , fainting , cachexia and chest pain , on auscultation there was rumbling, Investigations revealed that the patient has increased ESR with normal ECG.

What is your provisional diagnosis for this case?





Diagnosis: Left atrial myxoma