Mesothelial/monocytic incidental cardiac excrescences of the heart: case report and literature review.

@article{Lin2005MesothelialmonocyticIC,
  title={Mesothelial/monocytic incidental cardiac excrescences of the heart: case report and literature review.},
  author={C Y Lin and Feng-Chun Tsai and B R Fang},
  journal={International journal of clinical practice. Supplement},
  year={2005},
  volume={147},
  pages={23-5}
}
Mesothelial/monocytic incidental cardiac excrescences (MICE) of the heart are rare benign entities that have only been diagnosed incidentally, following cardiac surgical procedure. To date, totally 35 cases have been reported in the English literature. We describe an additional case of cardiac MICE presenting with severe aortic regurgitation for aortic valve replacement in a 20-year-old Chinese male patient. On microscopic examination, the findings initially were confused with true neoplasm… CONTINUE READING