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Primary right ventricular tumor (fibroma) simulating cyanotic heart disease in a newborn.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  6693658     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The clinical, echocardiographic, cineangiocardiographic and autopsy findings in a newborn infant with right ventricular fibroma are reported. The tumor caused severe right ventricular outflow obstruction simulating cyanotic heart disease. Echocardiography allowed a definitive diagnosis of the tumor mass at 10 hours of age. The clinical implications of the case are discussed.
Authors:
J Marín-García; C W Fitch; R E Shenefelt
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of the American College of Cardiology     Volume:  3     ISSN:  0735-1097     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Am. Coll. Cardiol.     Publication Date:  1984 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1984-03-23     Completed Date:  1984-03-23     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8301365     Medline TA:  J Am Coll Cardiol     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  868-71     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Cineangiography
Diagnosis, Differential
Echocardiography / methods*
Electrocardiography
Fibroma / congenital*,  diagnosis,  surgery
Heart Defects, Congenital / diagnosis*
Heart Neoplasms / congenital*,  diagnosis,  surgery
Humans
Infant, Newborn
Male
Microscopy, Electron

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