Histology Course A III 22a Department of Pathology, University of Zurich Histology Course

A III 22a myxoma of the atrium Alcianblue further information (German) on HiPaKu 
  ICD-10: C38.0; ICD-O: 8840/0
 
 

 
39-year-old male suffered from congestive heart failure (low output failure). The tumor was excised.
 
- Tissue fragment containing few cells in an abundant myxoid stroma capillaries are abundant.
- Surface with partial endothelial covering.
- Stroma rich in acid mucopolysaccharides.
- Tumor cells round, polygonal or stellate.
- Scarce hemosiderin in stroma.