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:small_orange_diamond:If you have a patient with recurrent multiple tender erythematous to purpuric macules on both palms and soles :point_right::point_right: Consider ATRIAL MYXOMA.(Ask about dyspnea - orthopnea, embolic manifestations- fever- myalgia- arthralgia- Raynaud’s phenomenon )

:small_orange_diamond:If you suspect ATRIAL MYXOMA :point_right::point_right: Skin biopsy :point_right::point_right:myxomatous embolus in the arteriole of the lower dermis​:point_right::point_right:Two-dimensional echocardiography :point_right::point_right: Confirmed Diagnosis :point_right::point_right: Refer to cardio thoracic surgeon.

:small_orange_diamond:Atrial myxomas are the most common primary heart tumors.

:small_orange_diamond:Early diagnosis may be a challenge.

:small_orange_diamond:Cutaneous signs may be the sole symptoms and/or
first sign, warranting the dermatologist’s attention.