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wrecking ball effect 

PATHOLOGY

A popular term for the tethered ball-like effect of a pedunculated tumour—typically, a calcified myxoma—in the cardiac atria or ventricles, which may damage the mitral valve, rupture chordae tendineae or cause severe mitral regurgitation, as it pounds against endocardial structures

 

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