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Pediatric Cardiology

, Volume 17, Issue 3, pp 196–197 | Cite as

Intracardiac yolk sac tumor: Echocardiographic evaluation

  • C. G. Cowley
  • L. Y. Tani
  • V. E. Judd
  • E. C. McGough
  • L. L. Minich
Case Reports

Abstract

To our knowledge, this case of an abdominal yolk sac tumor with extensive cardiac involvement is the first to be reported in a pediatric patient. The report describes the echocardiographic findings of the tumor and the role of echocardiography in providing important information for patient management decisions.

Key words

Yolk sac tumor Pediatric tumors Echocardiography Intracardiac mass 

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Copyright information

© Springer-Verlag New York Inc. 1996

Authors and Affiliations

  • C. G. Cowley
    • 1
    • 2
  • L. Y. Tani
    • 1
    • 2
  • V. E. Judd
    • 1
    • 2
  • E. C. McGough
    • 3
    • 4
  • L. L. Minich
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Pediatrics, Division of CardiologyPrimary Children’s Medical CenterSalt Lake CityUSA
  2. 2.University of UtahSalt Lake CityUSA
  3. 3.Department of SurgeryPrimary Children’s Medical CenterSalt Lake CityUSA
  4. 4.University of UtahSalt Lake CityUSA

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