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Primary Cardiac Leiomyoma of the Ventricular Septum: A Rare Form of Pediatric Intracardiac Tumor.
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PMID:  22298227     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
A case of ventricular septal tumor diagnosed in 7-month-old boy is reported. An echocardiogram was performed for investigation of a heart murmur in an otherwise healthy infant. He remained asymptomatic, and the tumor had a very slow growth. When the boy was 9 years old, partial surgical excision was performed for right ventricular outflow tract obstruction. Histology showed a primary cardiac leiomyoma. To the authors' knowledge, a primary cardiac leiomyoma of the ventricular septum has not been reported previously.
Authors:
Isabel S Melo; Filipa Belo; Rosa Gouveia; Rui Anjos
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2012-2-2
Journal Detail:
Title:  Pediatric cardiology     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1432-1971     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2012 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-2-2     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8003849     Medline TA:  Pediatr Cardiol     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
Serviço de Cardiologia Pediátrica, Hospital de Santa Cruz, Centro Hospitalar de Lisboa Ocidental, Av. Prof. Reinaldo dos Santos, 2799-523, Carnaxide, Portugal, isabelff@yahoo.com.
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