Cardiac Papillary Fibroelastoma Result in Acute Left Main Coronary Artery Disease: A Case Report

Authors

  • Zhefeng Kang Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, West China Hospital of Sichuan University, Chengdu, Sichuan Province, China
  • Jun Shi Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, West China Hospital of Sichuan University, Chengdu, Sichuan Province, China
  • Yingqiang Guo Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, West China Hospital of Sichuan University, Chengdu, Sichuan Province, China
  • Mian Wang Department of Cardiology, West China Hospital of Sichuan University, Chengdu, Sichuan Province, China

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.1532/hsf.3783

Keywords:

Cardiac papillary fibroelastoma, Angina, Left main trunk, Surgical excision

Abstract

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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Published

2021-09-13

How to Cite

Kang, Z., Shi, J., Guo, Y., & Wang, M. (2021). Cardiac Papillary Fibroelastoma Result in Acute Left Main Coronary Artery Disease: A Case Report. The Heart Surgery Forum, 24(5), E797-E800. https://doi.org/10.1532/hsf.3783

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