Angiofibroma, a rare cardiac tumour in children

  • G Gayen RMO Cum Clinical Tutor, Department of pediatrics, National Medical College, Kolkata
  • A Pan Lecturer, Department Of Paediatrics, college of Medical Sciences, Bharatpur
  • K Dasbakshi Assistant Professor, Department of cardiothoracic surgery, National Medical College, Kolkata
  • P Mukherjee Professor, Department of cardiothoracic surgery, National Medical College, Kolkata
Keywords: Angiofibroma, cardiac, children

Abstract

Angiofibromas, located in any other sites than nasopharynx are unusual. Cardiac angiofibromas are a very rare cardiac tumours in comparison to rhabdomyomas which are the commonest in the children. We report a right ventricular tumour in a10 year old girl which was excised under cardiopulmonary bypass successfully and diagnosed as angiofibroma on histopathology.

Journal of College of Medical Sciences-Nepal, 2012, Vol-8, No-4, 51-54

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.3126/jcmsn.v8i4.8702  

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2013-09-23
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Gayen, G., Pan, A., Dasbakshi, K., & Mukherjee, P. (2013). Angiofibroma, a rare cardiac tumour in children. Journal of College of Medical Sciences-Nepal, 8(4), 51-54. https://doi.org/10.3126/jcmsn.v8i4.8702
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