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Title: Multiple cardiac papillary fibroelastomas and rheumatic heart disease.
Authors: Kalman, J M;Lubicz, S;Brennan, J B;Vernon-Roberts, E;Calafiore, Paul
Affiliation: Cardiology Department, Austin Hospital, Heidelberg, Victoria, Australia.
Issue Date: 1-Oct-1991
Citation: Australian and New Zealand Journal of Medicine; 21(5): 744-6
Abstract: A case of severe rheumatic mitral stenosis was found to have multiple echodense masses attached to the ventricular surface of the mitral valve and papillary muscle at preoperative 2-dimensional echocardiography. Subsequent surgery involved mitral valve replacement and excision of the masses. Complete excision was confirmed by intraoperative transoesophageal echocardiography. Histologic examination of the surgical specimens showed typical papillary fibroelastomas. This is the first case report of multiple papillary fibroelastomas in association with rheumatic valvular disease demonstrated by 2-dimensional echocardiography.
Internal ID Number: 1759925
URI: http://ahro.austin.org.au/austinjspui/handle/1/10403
URL: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/1759925
Type: Journal Article
Subjects: Female
Fibroma.complications.pathology.ultrasonography
Heart Neoplasms.complications.pathology.ultrasonography
Humans
Middle Aged
Mitral Valve
Mitral Valve Stenosis.complications
Neoplasms, Multiple Primary.pathology.ultrasonography
Papillary Muscles
Rheumatic Heart Disease.complications
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