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Case Reports in Medicine
Volume 2011 (2011), Article ID 159024, 3 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2011/159024
Case Report

Systemic Embolization and Myocardial Infarction due to Clinically Unrecognized Left Atrial Myxoma

1Department of Cardiology, Medical University Hospital Heidelberg, Im Neuenheimer Feld 410, 69120 Heidelberg, Germany
2Clinic of Internal Medicine II, University of Ulm, Albert-Einstein-Allee 23, 89081 Ulm, Germany

Received 31 May 2011; Revised 10 September 2011; Accepted 14 September 2011

Academic Editor: André Mégarbané

Copyright © 2011 Britta Vogel et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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