Calcified amorphous tumor of the heart: case report and review of the literature.

@article{Choi2014CalcifiedAT,
  title={Calcified amorphous tumor of the heart: case report and review of the literature.},
  author={Eunice K Choi and Jae Yoon Ro and Alberto G. Ayala},
  journal={Methodist DeBakey cardiovascular journal},
  year={2014},
  volume={10 1},
  pages={38-40}
}
Calcified amorphous tumor of the heart (cardiac CAT) is a rare non-neoplastic cardiac mass that mimics malignancy on imaging and can cause symptoms due to flow obstruction or embolization of calcific fragments. We report a 57-year-old female with multiple medical problems affected by cardiac CAT. The echocardiogram showed a 2 x 1.7 cm right atrial mass. Under the clinical diagnosis of cardiac myxoma, a mass resection was performed. Microscopic examination of the resected mass showed nodular… CONTINUE READING

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