Cystic atrioventricular node tumour: not a mesothelioma.

  title={Cystic atrioventricular node tumour: not a mesothelioma.},
  author={C. Alyson Evans and Simon Kim Suvarna},
  journal={Journal of clinical pathology},
  volume={58 11},
Cystic tumours of the atrioventricular node (sometimes called ‘‘benign mesotheliomas of the atrioventricular node’’) are rare lesions associated with sudden cardiac death. 2 A recent case provided several informative points regarding the nature of this lesion and best practice methodology within the coroner’s necropsy. A 31 year old man, training for a marathon, collapsed and died suddenly without previous medical history. No system, including the heart, revealed pathology on macroscopic… CONTINUE READING

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