Case Report

A Rare Cardiac Tumor in Childhood

10.4274/haseki.02996

  • Murat Elevli
  • Ahmet Şaşmazel
  • Mahmut Çivilibal
  • Ahmet Çelebi
  • Musa Şahin
  • Chousen Amed
  • Emine Kılınç
The prevalence of primary cardiac tumors has been reported to be between 0.19% and 0.0017%. Cardiac tumors are usually intracavitary lesions and more than 75% of them are benign. Myxomas are rare in childhood and constitute 10% of all pediatric cardiac tumors. Myxomas localized in the right ventricle are very rare in children. In this paper, we describe a 14-year-old boy with right ventricular myxoma.

Child,cardiac tumor,myxoma,right ventricle

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