The Deceptive Myxoid Appearance of a Low-Grade Cardiac Sarcoma and Its Accompanying Diagnostic Challenges: A Case Report

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To Cite : Mozaffari K, Bakhshandeh H, Kiani R, Givtaj N, Pooraliakbr H R. et al. The Deceptive Myxoid Appearance of a Low-Grade Cardiac Sarcoma and Its Accompanying Diagnostic Challenges: A Case Report, Multidiscip Cardio Annal. 2017 ;8(1):e11024. doi: 10.5812/mcardia.11024.
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1. Introduction
2. Case Presentation
3. Discussion
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