TITLE

Papillary Fibroelastoma of the Aortic Valve

AUTHOR(S)
Akay, Mehmet H.; Seiffert, Moritz; Ott, David A.
PUB. DATE
April 2009
SOURCE
Texas Heart Institute Journal;2009, Vol. 36 Issue 2, p158
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Case Study
ABSTRACT
Diagnostic evaluation of embolic neurologic events requires the consideration of cardiac causes. We recently encountered a case that emphasizes the importance of cardiac tumor as a source of embolic events. We present herein the case of a 42-year-old woman who suffered a transient ischemic attack caused by a papillary fibroelastoma that originated from the aortic valve.
ACCESSION #
40828802

 

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