Intracardiac lipoma arising from the papillary muscle.


Cardiac lipoma is the commonest nonmyxomatous benign primary cardiac tumor. We report a case of lipoma arising from the anterolateral papillary muscle and presenting with a transient ischemic episode and a history of malignant melanoma. The lipoma was removed leaving the mitral apparatus intact. 

DOI: 10.1111/j.1540-8191.2010.01156.x

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@article{Koshy2011IntracardiacLA, title={Intracardiac lipoma arising from the papillary muscle.}, author={Anoop N Koshy and George Koshy and Ashutosh A Hardikar}, journal={Journal of cardiac surgery}, year={2011}, volume={26 1}, pages={65-6} }