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Hamartoma of Mature Cardiac Myocytes: Case Report and Review of the Literature.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  21354369     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Cardiac hamartoma is an extremely rare type of benign cardiac tumour. A 35 year-old female presented with exertional dyspnea, palpitation, dry-cough and chest-tightness. A mass was discovered in the posterior-inferior wall of the left ventricle. A partial resection of the tumour was performed because of partial obstruction of the left ventricular inflow tract. Histological examination was indicative of a rare benign tumour of the heart: hamartoma of mature myocytes. A literature review completes the description.
Authors:
Andrea Dell'amore; Giuseppe Lanzanova; Andrea Silenzi; Mauro Lamarra
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2011-2-24
Journal Detail:
Title:  Heart, lung & circulation     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1444-2892     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2011 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-2-28     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  100963739     Medline TA:  Heart Lung Circ     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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Copyright © 2011. Published by Elsevier B.V.
Affiliation:
Department of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery, GVM Hospital for Care and Research, Cotignola, Lugo, RA, Italy.
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