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Cardiology

Question
6 out of 6
 

Secondary in the heart come maximum from which primary tumor ? (NEET 2014)



A Lung
B Bone

C Breast
D Melanoma

Ans. D

Melanoma

Extra Edge:

Familial variety:

1. Carney complex:

a. Myxoma

b. Lentigenes or pigmented neavei

c. Endocrine over activity (adrenal or pituitary)

2. NAME syndrome:

a. Nevi b. atrial myxoma

c. Myxoid neurofibroma d. Ephilides

3. LAMB syndrome:

a. Lentigenes

b. atrial myxoma

c. Blue nevi

(Extra Edge: Most common tumour metastasizing to heart is malignant melanoma)