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General Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery

, Volume 65, Issue 1, pp 40–43 | Cite as

Diagnostic features of cardiac cavernous hemangioma in the right ventricle on magnetic resonance imaging

  • Satoru DomotoEmail author
  • Fumiko Kimura
  • Kazuhiko Uwabe
  • Hiroyuki Koike
  • Mimiko Tabata
  • Atsushi Iguchi
  • Hiroshi Niinami
Case Report

Abstract

Cardiac tumors are rare; however, with recent advances in imaging techniques, they are being diagnosed more frequently with cardiac magnetic resonance (CMR) imaging. We report a case of a cardiac cavernous hemangioma in the right ventricle. This case was diagnosed with CMR imaging based on the characteristic features of peripheral nodular contrast enhancement and progressive centripetal fill-in. CMR imaging also provided useful preoperative anatomical information, showing the relationships among the tumor, tricuspid valve, and right ventricular anterior wall.

Keywords

Cardiac cavernous hemangioma Cardiac magnetic resonance imaging 

Notes

Conflict of interest

We have no conflict of interest.

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© The Japanese Association for Thoracic Surgery 2015

Authors and Affiliations

  • Satoru Domoto
    • 1
    Email author
  • Fumiko Kimura
    • 2
  • Kazuhiko Uwabe
    • 1
  • Hiroyuki Koike
    • 1
  • Mimiko Tabata
    • 1
  • Atsushi Iguchi
    • 1
  • Hiroshi Niinami
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Saitama International Medical CenterSaitama Medical UniversityHidakaJapan
  2. 2.Department of Diagnostic Radiology, Saitama International Medical CenterSaitama Medical UniversityHidakaJapan

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