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An unusual location of a papillary fibroelastoma

  • Sharad BajajEmail author
  • Harish Nandigam
  • Nishant Gupta
  • Yazan Alkhouri
  • Lars M. Galldin
  • Nalini S. Parikh
  • Nilesh Patel
  • Fayez Shamoon
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Abstract

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.

Keywords

Fibroelastoma Cardiac tumors Heart neoplasms Transesophageal echocardiogram Left ventricular mass 

Notes

Conflict of interest

None.

Supplementary material

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)

Copyright information

© Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht 2013

Authors and Affiliations

  • Sharad Bajaj
    • 1
    • 6
    Email author
  • Harish Nandigam
    • 3
  • Nishant Gupta
    • 1
    • 6
  • Yazan Alkhouri
    • 1
    • 6
  • Lars M. Galldin
    • 3
  • Nalini S. Parikh
    • 4
  • Nilesh Patel
    • 2
  • Fayez Shamoon
    • 1
    • 5
    • 6
  1. 1.Department of Cardiovascular Diseases, St. Michael’s Medical CenterSeton Hall UniversityNewarkUSA
  2. 2.Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, St. Michael’s Medical CenterSeton Hall UniversityNewarkUSA
  3. 3.Department of Anesthesiology, St. Michael’s Medical CenterSeton Hall UniversityNewarkUSA
  4. 4.Department of Pathology, St. Michael’s Medical CenterSeton Hall UniversityNewarkUSA
  5. 5.Cardiology Fellowship Program, St. Michael’s Medical CenterSeton Hall UniversityNewarkUSA
  6. 6.Department of Cardiology, St. Michael’s Medical CenterSeton Hall UniversityNewarkUSA

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