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Egypt Heart J. 2018 Sep;70(3):229-232. doi: 10.1016/j.ehj.2018.06.002. Epub 2018 Jul 7.

Primary cardiac hemangioendothelioma of the mitral valve.

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1
Department of Cardiology, Mansoura Faculty of Medicine, Mansoura, Egypt.
2
Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Mansoura Faculty of Medicine, Mansoura, Egypt.

Abstract

Primary cardiac hemangioendothelioma is a very rare tumor. Up to now, <20 cases have been reported worldwide; involvement of mitral valve by the tumor is extremely rare. In this report, a case of hemangioendothelioma arose from the mitral valve and was successfully resected, and after few months the tumor recurred and infiltrated the heart.

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Cardiac neoplasms; Haemangioendothelioma; MV tumors

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