Unusual presentation of atrial Myxoma in a young Malawian male: Case report and review of literature

Geoffrey Elihu Manda 1, Mwai Mtekateka 1,2,Sharon Kunkanga 1, Noel Kayange 1,2,3

  1. Queen Elizabeth Central Hospital, Blantyre, Malawi.
  2. University of Malawi, College of Medicine, Blantyre Malawi.
  3. John Hopkins Research Project, Blantyre, Malawi.

Correspondence: Geoffrey Elihu Manda; gmanda@medcol.mw

We report a 30-year-old male who presented with signs and symptoms of right heart failure who was later diagnosed with right-sided atrial myxoma. This patient, unfortunately, died while waiting for cardiac surgery outside Malawi and
postmortem was not done to ascertain the cause of death.

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