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Fetal demise secondary to massive rhabdomyoma in the early second trimester of pregnancy.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  21188367     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Rhabdomyoma is the most common cardiac tumor in fetuses, often associated with tuberous sclerosis complex and usually diagnosed in the third trimester of pregnancy, with a benign course in the majority of cases. The hemodynamic impact of cardiac tumor depends on the location and size of the mass and the presence of dysrhythmia (4). Fetal cardiac rhabdomyoma accounts for less than 10% of fetal demise cases (1). This report presents a case of massive cardiac rhabdomyoma filling the entire right heart with pericardial extension, leading to hydrops and subsequent fetal death in the early second trimester of pregnancy.
Authors:
J Sharma; S Inglis; R Cavalieri; I Udom-Rice
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2010-12-25
Journal Detail:
Title:  Pediatric cardiology     Volume:  32     ISSN:  1432-1971     ISO Abbreviation:  Pediatr Cardiol     Publication Date:  2011 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-02-04     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8003849     Medline TA:  Pediatr Cardiol     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  243-4     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Division of Pediatric Cardiology, Jamaica Hospital Medical Center, 8900, Van Wyck Expressway, Jamaica, NY, 11418, USA, jsharma@jhmc.org.
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