Questions 99 and 100
Questions 99 and 100: Click on the checkbox first, then the lettered item.
(99) Congestive heart failure is diagnosed in an infant.
(100) A 42-year-old healthy female is bothered by episodic syncope.
A Left atrial myxoma
C Papillary fibroelastoma
E Metastatic carcinoma
(D) Match with 99. Cardiac rhabdomyomas are rare, but they can be seen in the pediatric age group. When large, they can compromise cardiac function.
(A) Match with 100. Such a neoplasm is rare, though it is the most common primary cardiac tumor. The myxoma can produce a 'ball valve' effect and episodically occlude the mitral valve.
M.D., PGY-3 Internal Medicine