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A case report of right ventricular mass.
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PMID:  20956908     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Primary Cardiac tumors are uncommon during infancy and childhood. Myxomas originating in the right ventricles are even less common in paediatric patient. Our patient baby Rani, 3 months of age presented with shortness of breath and chest indrawing. Antenatal history and delivery was uneventful. The baby was under weight and also malnourished but there was no cyanosis and clubbing. Her respiratory rate was 25/minute. On precordium examination, first heart sound (S1) was normal but pulmonary component of second heart sound (P2) was soft. There was an ejection systolic murmur (Grade-3/6) in the left upper para-sternal area. Chest X-ray revealed cardiomegaly. Echocardiogram revealed a large mass (11x10mm) in the right ventricle, dynamically obstructing the right ventricular out-flow tract and compressing the left ventricle. There was a Tricuspid regurgitation (Grade-2) and moderate pulmonary hypertension (PASP-50 mmHg).
G K Paul; B Sen; M A Bari; M A Hossain; M S Bari; S K Chanda; S R Siddique; M G Azam; T A Khan
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Mymensingh medical journal : MMJ     Volume:  19     ISSN:  1022-4742     ISO Abbreviation:  Mymensingh Med J     Publication Date:  2010 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-10-19     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9601799     Medline TA:  Mymensingh Med J     Country:  Bangladesh    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  614-7     Citation Subset:  IM    
Dr Gobinda Kanti Paul, Assistant Professor, Department of Cardiology, Mymensingh Medical College (MMC), Mymensingh, Bangladesh; E-mail:
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