Hemangioma of the left ventricle (RCD code: VI-1B.4)

Sylwia Wiśniowska-Śmiałek, Paweł Rubiś, Katarzyna Holcman, Tomasz Myrdko, Magdalena Kostkiewicz, Małgorzata Urbańczyk-Zawadzka, Bogusław Kapelak, Piotr Podolec

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Abstract


Cardiac tumors are quite rare, and differential diagnosis of them is challenging.We present the case report of a young man complaining on non specific chest pain who was reported to Cardiology Ward due to suspicion of thrombus in left ventricle. The patient's echocardiography showed an additional mobile structure located in apex of left ventricle. For further investigation he had a cardiac Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) performed which drew out the suspicion of rather unmalignant tumor. Ultimately patient underwent noncomplicated cardiac surgery with total excision of the tumor. Histopatology examination reveald capillary hemangioma. 


Keywords


cardiac tumor; rare disease; echocardiography; magnetic resonance imaging; coronary angiography

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.20418%2Fjrcd.vol3no4.286

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