First Case of Intracardiac Foregut Cyst Occurring in the Left-Ventricular Outflow Tract

Huang, Jennifer H.; Rudzinski, Erin R.; Minette, Mary S.; Langley, Stephen M.
December 2013
Pediatric Cardiology;Dec2013, Vol. 34 Issue 8, p2060
Academic Journal
Case Study
An 11 day-old female infant underwent resection of a mass in the subaortic region secondary to critical aortic stenosis. At 3 months of age, recurrent severe left-ventricular outflow obstruction (LVOT) in the setting of heart failure prompted redo surgery, and the resected mass revealed an intracardiac foregut cyst, which is a rare finding. To our knowledge, this is the first case describing obstruction of the LVOT.


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