Cardiac Papillary Fibroelastoma with Coronary Artery Anomaly: A Case Report
Primary cardiac tumors are extremely rare with occurrence range of about 0.0017-0.28%. Papillary fibroelastoma is a benign cardiac neoplasms. Improvement in the early diagnosis has been made possible with the help of high-resolution imaging technology, such as transesophageal echocardiography, combined with ischemic or embolic complications which patients typically present with clinically. We herein present a 51-year-old female patient with a papillary fibroelastoma on the aortic cusp, with its origin from the left coronary sinus. Her only clinical manifestation was angina-like chest pain and syncope. Surgical resection with aortic valve replacement due to the defect as a result of the resected tumor was performed with the patient on cardiopulmonary bypass. The patient recovered uneventfully and was discharged. A 2-year follow-up showed an intact valve without tumor recurrence.
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