myxoma


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myx·o·ma

 (mĭk-sō′mə)
n. pl. myx·o·mas or myx·o·ma·ta (-mə-tə)
A benign tumor, most often found in the heart, composed of connective tissue embedded in mucus.

myx·o′ma·tous (-sō′mə-təs, -sŏm′ə-) adj.

myxoma

(mɪkˈsəʊmə)
n, pl -mas or -mata (-mətə)
(Pathology) a tumour composed of mucous connective tissue, usually situated in subcutaneous tissue
myxomatous adj

myx•o•ma

(mɪkˈsoʊ mə)

n., pl. -mas, -ma•ta (-mə tə)
a soft tumor composed of connective and mucoid tissue.
[1865–70]
myx•om′a•tous (-ˈsɒm ə təs) adj.

myxoma

a soft tumor formed of gelatinous tissue. — myxomatous, adj.
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Noun1.myxoma - a benign tumor of connective tissue containing jellylike material
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myx·o·ma

n. mixoma, tumor compuesto de tejido conjuntivo.

myxoma

n mixoma m
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The benign tumors is further categorized into myxoma, papillary heart tumors, fibromas, rhabdomyomas, angioma, and lipomas.
- US-based oncolytic immunotherapy company OncoMyx Therapeutics, which was founded on the myxoma virus platform from Arizona State University, has closed a USD 25m series A financing led by Boehringer Ingelheim Venture Fund, Delos Capital, and Xeraya Capital with participation from Korea Investment Partners, City Hill Ventures, and Madison Partners, the company said.
Among the solid malignancies (n=13, 65%), the majority were the lung (n=2), carcinoma breast (n=2), and hepatocellular carcinoma (n=2) including one case each of carcinoma stomach, pancreas, oral cavity, left atrial myxoma, and Ewing's sarcoma.
Type C: Thrombi are rare, share and similar appearance to a myxoma and are highly mobile.
The voltage map demonstrated a line of scar at the lateral right atrium, representing the atriotomy scar from the operation to remove the LA myxoma. The activation map revealeded two circuits: one was a CTI-dependent counter-clockwise atrial flutter, and the second was a posterior wall circuit which was driven by the first.
(1) reported a new case of an ovarian myxoma, an exceedingly rare ovarian tumor.
Young shares his detailed career experiences in the diagnosis of ovarian sex cord-stromal tumors, including sclerosing stromal tumor, luteinized thecomas of the type associated with sclerosing peritonitis, ovarian myxoma, signet ring stromal tumor, microcystic stromal tumor, adult and juvenile granulosa cell tumors, Sertoli-Leydig cell tumors, retiform tumors, and sex cord tumor with annular tubules.
The DDx of cardiac involvement in ECD is a cardiac myxoma. Pulmonary involvement associated with ECD occurs in 43% of patients.
Atrial myxoma is the most frequent primary cardiac tumor, representing 30% to 50% of all cases.
The most common pathologies were Dentigerous cyst .Dentigerous cyst which was the most common pathology associated with the impacted mandibular 3rd molar 37.2%, among the cystic lesions OKC was the second most frequently occurring Pathology 30.2%, Ameloblastoma 13.9%, CEOT 6.9%, AOT 4.6%, Odontogenic myxoma 4.6%, Complex Odontome 2.3%.
Now the researchers have found that the myxoma virus, found in rabbits, can do double duty, quelling the unwanted side effects of a bone marrow transplant and destroying cancer cells, said the study published in the journal Blood.'Myxoma is one of the best strategies because it is effective but does not affect normal stem cells,' said the study's lead investigator Christopher Cogle, associate professor at University of Florida College of Medicine in the US.
Cardiac ultrasound of another hospital indicated a mass of right atrium which was diagnosed as myxoma. Cardiac ultrasound imaging showed that inferior vena cava and right heart cavity were occupied by a mass [Figure 1]a.