TITLE

Unique mitral valve mass: Think beyond vegetation

AUTHOR(S)
Farhoud, Mahmoud; Bakdash, Husam
PUB. DATE
October 2014
SOURCE
Avicenna Journal of Medicine;Oct2014, Vol. 4 Issue 4, p102
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Case Study
ABSTRACT
Osteosarcoma is a rare cardiac malignant tumor. This case of cardiac osteosarcoma presented with atrial fibrillation. Initial echocardiogram demonstrated mitral valve echodensity and mitral valve regurgitation. Surgery and histopathological examination identified the tumor as an osteosarcoma. Tumor grade appeared to be prognostically important in cardiac sarcoma, with poor prognosis in high-grade tumors.
ACCESSION #
98496278

 

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