Papillary fibroelastoma of the pulmonary valve: assessment by live/real time three-dimensional transthoracic echocardiography.

@article{Singh2006PapillaryFO,
  title={Papillary fibroelastoma of the pulmonary valve: assessment by live/real time three-dimensional transthoracic echocardiography.},
  author={Anurag Ambroz Singh and A. Patricia Miller and Navin C. Nanda and Sanjay Rajdev and Farhat Mehmood and Kurt A. Duncan},
  journal={Echocardiography},
  year={2006},
  volume={23 10},
  pages={880-3}
}
The differential diagnosis of a cardiac valve mass includes fibroelastoma, myxoma, lipoma, Lambl's excrescences, thrombus, and vegetation. Fibroelastomas are extremely rare primary cardiac tumors. Their incidence is 0.00017-0.033% in autopsy series and 0.019% in clinical series identified on echocardiography. Although rare, fibroelastomas are the most… CONTINUE READING