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J Am Soc Echocardiogr. 2003 Apr;16(4):373-6.

Multiple fibroelastomas: a case report and review of the literature.

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  • 1North Shore University Hospital, Manhasset, NY 11030, USA.

Abstract

Cardiac papillary fibroelastoma is a rare primary cardiac tumor that usually involves the heart valves. Multiple fibroelastomas found in a single patient is an even more rare occurrence. We describe the case of a 41-year-old woman who presented with an acute cerebrovascular accident, and was found to have 4 separate fibroelastoma tumors involving the aortic and mitral valves. The role of echocardiography in the diagnosis of this unusual tumor and its therapy is discussed.

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