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Cardiac rhabdomyomas in tuberous sclerosis patients: A case report and review of the literature.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  22958887     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Rhabdomyomas are the most common benign cardiac tumours. They are often associated with tuberous sclerosis and can be diagnosed antenatally and postnatally by echocardiography. Rhabdomyomas tend to regress spontaneously and are not usually operated upon, unless they become obstructive or cause severe arrhythmias. We describe the case of a child with tuberous sclerosis who was admitted for the resection of a subependymal giant cell astrocytoma, in whom cardiac rhabdomyomas in the right ventricular outflow tract were diagnosed. These two kinds of tumours are well known in the setting of tuberous sclerosis.
Authors:
Nadia Benyounes; Martine Fohlen; Jean-Michel Devys; Olivier Delalande; Jean-Marie Moures; Ariel Cohen
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2012-04-13
Journal Detail:
Title:  Archives of cardiovascular diseases     Volume:  105     ISSN:  1875-2128     ISO Abbreviation:  Arch Cardiovasc Dis     Publication Date:  2012 Aug 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-09-10     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101465655     Medline TA:  Arch Cardiovasc Dis     Country:  Netherlands    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  442-5     Citation Subset:  IM    
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Copyright © 2012 Elsevier Masson SAS. All rights reserved.
Affiliation:
Cardiology Unit, Department of Anaesthesiology, Fondation Ophtalmologique Adolphe de Rothschild, 25-29, rue Manin, 75940 Paris cedex 19, France.
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