Cystic tumor of the atrioventricular nodal region.

  title={Cystic tumor of the atrioventricular nodal region.},
  author={Yuichiro Kaminishi and Yasunori Watanabe and Hiroko Nakata and Tatsuro Shimokama and Tomoaki Jikuya},
  journal={The Japanese journal of thoracic and cardiovascular surgery : official publication of the Japanese Association for Thoracic Surgery = Nihon Kyobu Geka Gakkai zasshi},
  volume={50 1},
We report a case of a 66-year-old female who presented exertional dyspnea and palpitation. Echocardiography, transesophageal echocardiography and computed tomography showed a right atrial cystic mass attached to the interatrial septum. The patient underwent successful excision of the mass. The histopathological findings confirmed the lesion as a cystic tumor of the atrioventricular nodal region. This is the third known case of this condition diagnosed antemortem and treated successfully with… CONTINUE READING

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