A highly unusual right atrial mass presented in two women

M. Leitman*, R. Kuperstein, B. Medalion, A. Stamler, E. Porat, S. Rosenblatt, E. Konen, R. Krakover, Z. Vered

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Abstract

Intravenous leiomyomatosis is a rare, benign neoplasm of the uterine, affecting adult women. We report two cases in whom intravenous leiomyomatosis extended through the inferior vena cava into the right heart chambers and the pulmonary artery. Both patients underwent staged operation with excision of the cardiac and primary tumour. The differential diagnosis of a right atrial mass in middle-aged women should include intravenous leiomyomatosis.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)833-834
Number of pages2
JournalEuropean Journal of Echocardiography
Volume9
Issue number6
DOIs
StatePublished - Nov 2008

Keywords

  • Intravenous leiomyomatosis
  • Right atrial mass

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