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Syncope and Sudden Death Caused by Mitral Valve Myxomas.

Puff, Michael B.S.; Taff, Mark L. M.D.; Spitz, Werner U. M.D.; Eckert, William G. M.D.

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Abstract

Two adults experienced syncopal episodes before dying suddenly. The autopsies revealed mitral valve myxomas. Mitral valve myxomas producing syncope and sudden death are discussed.

(C) Lippincott-Raven Publishers.

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