An unusual location of a papillary fibroelastoma
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Papillary fibroelastomas are benign, avascular tumors and 90 % of them are attached to the cardiac valves. We present an unusual case, where papillary fibroelastoma was found attached to the interventricular septum, flopping in and out of the left ventricular outflow tract.
KeywordsFibroelastoma Cardiac tumors Heart neoplasms Transesophageal echocardiogram Left ventricular mass
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Video 1 Intraoperative tranesophageal echocardiogram (aortic long axis view) demonstrating a mass attached to the interventricular septum flopping in and out of the left ventricular outflow tract. Supplementary material 1 (AVI 1800 kb)