Cardiac Papillary Fibroelastoma Result in Acute Left Main Coronary Artery Disease: A Case Report
Keywords:Cardiac papillary fibroelastoma, Angina, Left main trunk, Surgical excision
Background: Cardiac papillary fibroelastoma is a rare, benign primary cardiac tumor that remains asymptomatic. Severe complications have been reported in some cases. The only effective therapy is surgical excision.
Case presentation: Here, we report a case of cardiac papillary fibroelastoma with the initial symptom of chest pain and a first diagnosis of acute left main coronary artery disease. This patient eventually underwent tumor excision surgery and recovered well.
Conclusion: For patients with symptomatic cardiac papillary fibroelastoma, we provide a series of comprehensive data from before, during, and after surgery. This might be helpful for the future diagnosis and treatment of these tumors.
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