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Giant intrapericardial extracavitary lipoma: report of a case.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  16133678     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Cardiac lipomas are very rare. We herein report a case of a 57-year-old woman who presented with intrapericardial extracavitary giant lipoma, and we also review the relevant literature. The patient had no symptoms except for a tendency to easily feel slightly fatigued. She underwent a resection of the lipoma through a clamshell thoracotomy. The lipoma weighed 1 700 g and had a cylindircal stalk measuring about 5 cm in diameter connected to the myocardium of the right ventricle.
Authors:
Akihiko Kitami; Shuichi Suzuki; Takashi Suzuki
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Surgery today     Volume:  35     ISSN:  0941-1291     ISO Abbreviation:  Surg. Today     Publication Date:  2005  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2005-08-31     Completed Date:  2006-01-03     Revised Date:  2006-08-03    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9204360     Medline TA:  Surg Today     Country:  Japan    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  789-91     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Respiratory Disease Center, Showa University Northern Yokohama Hospital, 35-1 Chigasaki-Chuo, Tsuzuki-ku, Yokohama, 224-8503, Japan.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Diagnosis, Differential
Female
Heart Neoplasms / diagnosis,  surgery*
Humans
Lipoma / diagnosis,  surgery*
Middle Aged
Pericardiectomy
Pericardium / pathology

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