Tumor of the atrioventricular nodal region. A clinical and immunohistochemical study.

@article{Burke1990TumorOT,
  title={Tumor of the atrioventricular nodal region. A clinical and immunohistochemical study.},
  author={Allen P. Burke and Paul G. Anderson and Renu Virmani and Thomas N. James and Guillermo A. Herrera and Ricardo Ceballos},
  journal={Archives of pathology & laboratory medicine},
  year={1990},
  volume={114 10},
  pages={1057-62}
}
Autopsy specimens of 17 tumors of the atrioventricular nodal region were studied. Sudden death occurred in 14 children and adults; seven of these patients had a history of atrioventricular block or syncope. Three tumors were incidental findings in infants with other congenital anomalies; diaphragmatic agenesis, pulmonary hypoplasia, and Meckel's diverticulum in one patient; mitral atresia in one; and congenital hydrocephalus, ventricular septal defect, patent ductus arteriosus, coarctation of… CONTINUE READING

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