Epitheloid hemangioendothelioma of the heart in infancy


Tansel T., Aydogan U., Yilmazbayhan D., Bilgic B. , Demiryont M., Onursal E.

ANNALS OF THORACIC SURGERY, cilt.79, ss.1402-1405, 2005 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 79 Konu: 4
  • Basım Tarihi: 2005
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2003.10.053
  • Dergi Adı: ANNALS OF THORACIC SURGERY
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.1402-1405

Özet

We report a case of primary cardiac epithelioid hemangioendothelioma arising from the right atrium of a 2-month-old infant. The tumor was found incidentally during exploratory sternotomy for recurrent pericardial effusion. This case represents a very rare situation, because this is the youngest patient found in relevant literature, and because it involves extensive infiltration by the tumor without any development of intracardiac mass appearance.