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Incidental finding of a papillary fibroelastoma on the aortic valve in 16 slice multi-detector row computed tomography.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  15145899     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Papillary fibroelastoma (PFE) is a benign, rare, gelatinous tumour derived from the endocardium, primarily the cardiac valves, which is usually diagnosed by high resolution echocardiography. Although rarely clinically symptomatic, PFEs have a potential for coronary ischaemia, systemic embolisation with neurologic symptoms, and sometimes valvar dysfunction. There are reports of coronary occlusion and even sudden cardiac death due to a ball valve phenomenon on the coronary ostia. This report describes the characteristics of a PFE with multidetector 16 slice computed tomography and 1.5 Tesla cardiac magnetic resonance imaging.
Authors:
A Bootsveld; J Puetz; E Grube
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Heart (British Cardiac Society)     Volume:  90     ISSN:  1468-201X     ISO Abbreviation:  Heart     Publication Date:  2004 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2004-05-17     Completed Date:  2004-06-15     Revised Date:  2008-11-20    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9602087     Medline TA:  Heart     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  e35     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Affiliation:
CT/MRI Center Siegburg, Germany. abootsveld@aol.com
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Aged
Aortic Valve / radiography*
Fibroma / radiography*
Heart Neoplasms / radiography*
Humans
Incidental Findings
Tomography, X-Ray Computed / methods*

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