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myx·o·ma·tous

(mik-sō'mă-tŭs),
1. Pertaining to or characterized by the features of a myxoma.
2. Said of tissue that resembles primitive mesenchymal tissue.

myxomatous

/myx·o·ma·tous/ (mik-so´mah-tus) of the nature of a myxoma.

myxomatous

See myxoma.

myx·o·ma·tous

(mik-sō'mă-tŭs)
1. Pertaining to or characterized by the features of a myxoma.
2. Said of tissue that resembles primitive mesenchymal tissue.

myxomatous

characterized by the development of lesions resembling myxomas.

myxomatous transformation
see mucoid degeneration.
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The authors of the article titled " Supraventricular trigeminy in a dog with myxomatous mitral valve disease" declare that for all due purposes, the project that gave rise to the present data lias not been submitted to the Ethics Committee of the University / Research Institute "Centra Universitario Ritter dos Reis" for evaluation but they are aware of the content of the Brazilian resolutions of the Conselho Nacional de Controle de Experimentacao Animal (CONCEA) <http://www.
Careful surgical excision and proper removal of myxomatous debris is the choice of treatment.
Modem ideas suggest that ganglia develop from connective tissue by myxomatous degeneration.
Annuli fibrosus showed myxomatous degeneration, swollen fibres with cystic cavities.
Other important causes are myxomatous degradation, calcification and dilation of aorta [3].
The hypocellular areas had a myxomatous pattern on low-power magnification.
Their theory that myxomatous changes in the skin could predict severe MVP is based on multiple studies in the scientific literature, starting with a study of 237 MVP patients that linked cases of sudden death to myxomatous degeneration of their mitral valves (N.
Efficacy of spironolactone on survival in dogs with naturally occurring mitral regurgitation caused by myxomatous mitral valve disease.
Among specific topics are cannulation techniques for cardiopulmonary bypass, minimally invasive cardiac surgical coronary artery bypass grafting, repairing the myxomatous degenerated mitral valve, thoracic endovascular aortic repair for descending thoracic aortic and aortic arch aneurysms, pulsatile and axial ventricular support, and heart-lung transplantation.
Aberrant activation of TGF-[beta] by dysfunctional fibrillin-1 has also been thought to be the central abnormality in the pathogenesis of aortic aneurysm and myxomatous valve changes in Marfan syndrome [4].
Major Causes of Chronic Aortic Regurgitation Annuloaortic ectasia Behcet syndrome Age related aortic dilatation Hypertension Cystic medial necrosis Aortitis (Marfan's or isolated) (syphilis, giant cell arteritis) Relapsing polychondritis Congenital aortic regurgitation Ehlers Danlos syndrome Systemic lupus erythematosus Drug induced valvulopathy Rheumatoid arthritis Whipple's disease Bicuspid aortic valve Crohn's disease Trauma Takayasu's arteritis Endocarditis Osteogenesis imperfecta Rheumatic fever Psoriatic Arthritis Myxomatous degeneration Ankylosing spondylitis Table 3.