Cardiac papillary fibroelastoma originating from pulmonary vein--a case report.

@article{Gowda2002CardiacPF,
  title={Cardiac papillary fibroelastoma originating from pulmonary vein--a case report.},
  author={Ramesh M Gowda and Ijaz Ahmad Khan and Nirav J Mehta and M. V. Rajeev Gowda and Toby I. Gropen and Ozgen M Dogan and Balendu C. Vasavada and T. Sacchi},
  journal={Angiology},
  year={2002},
  volume={53 6},
  pages={745-8}
}
Cardiac papillary fibroelastoma is a primary cardiac neoplasm that typically affects the cardiac valves, mainly the aortic and mitral valves, and very rarely the endocardium of cardiac chambers. Cardiac papillary fibroelastoma is rarely diagnosed during life, as the majority are incidental findings at autopsy, but with the advent of echocardiography, it is being increasingly recognized. Although the tumor is usually small and histologically benign, it may have a malignant propensity for life… CONTINUE READING