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Pulmonary valve papillary fibroelastoma. A case report and review of the literature.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  11419980     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Papillary fibroelastomas are rare and benign cardiac tumors that typically affect the cardiac valves. To the best of our knowledge, the English literature contains only 1 case report of pulmonary valve fibroelastoma diagnosed by echocardiogram and confirmed by surgical resection. There is a paucity of pathology literature on this subject. We describe an additional case of pulmonary valve fibroelastoma diagnosed by transesophageal echocardiography and magnetic resonance imaging confirmed by pathologic examination in a patient who also had a thymoma.
Authors:
R S Saad; C O Galvis; W Bshara; J Liddicoat; D J Dabbs
Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Archives of pathology & laboratory medicine     Volume:  125     ISSN:  0003-9985     ISO Abbreviation:  Arch. Pathol. Lab. Med.     Publication Date:  2001 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2001-06-22     Completed Date:  2001-08-02     Revised Date:  2005-11-16    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7607091     Medline TA:  Arch Pathol Lab Med     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  933-4     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Pathology, Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Echocardiography, Transesophageal
Female
Heart Neoplasms / diagnosis,  pathology*
Heart Valve Diseases / diagnosis,  pathology
Humans
Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Middle Aged
Pulmonary Valve*

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