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Cardiac sarcoma originating from the tricuspid valve

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Published in Journal of Cardiac Surgery. 2001, vol. 16, no. 2, p. 173-5
Abstract Primary cardiac sarcomas are uncommon. We report an unusual presentation of a cardiac sarcoma that originated from the posterior leaflet of the tricuspid valve. This tumor, which provided a working diagnosis of tricuspid valve myxoma before and during surgery, should be considered in the differential diagnosis of right atrial and ventricular masses.
Keywords AgedDiagnosis, DifferentialFatal OutcomeHeart Neoplasms/diagnosis/pathologyHeart Valve Diseases/diagnosis/pathologyHumansMaleSarcoma/diagnosis/pathologyTricuspid Valve/pathology
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PMID: 11766838
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Research group Chirurgie cardio-vasculaire (105)
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KALANGOS, Afksendiyos et al. Cardiac sarcoma originating from the tricuspid valve. In: Journal of Cardiac Surgery, 2001, vol. 16, n° 2, p. 173-5. https://archive-ouverte.unige.ch/unige:48122

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