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Neurology India
Medknow Publications on behalf of the Neurological Society of India
ISSN: 0028-3886
EISSN: 0028-3886
Vol. 50, No. 2, 2002, pp. 219-220
Bioline Code: ni02063
Full paper language: English
Document type: Research Article
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Neurology India, Vol. 50, No. 2, 2002, pp. 219-220

 en Short Report - Left Atrial Myxoma Presenting as Pseudobulbar Palsy
A. Kumar, A. Sachdev, R. Singh, S.S. Lehl, S. D'Cruz, M. Mahapatra, H.S. Malhotra


A case of left atrial (LA) myxoma presenting as pseudobulbar palsy, due to multiple cerebral infarcts, without any cardiac manifestations, is presented. LA myxoma is rare cause of embolization to CNS causing ischemic infarcts. Due to multiple CNS infarcts patient can present with varied clinical picture and pseudobulbar palsy is not a very common presentation. It was a real diagnostic dilemma before LA myxoma was diagnosed on echocardiography.

Left atrial myxoma, Multiple cerebral infarcts, Pseudobulbar palsy

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