Vol 59, No 8 (2003)
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Published online: 2005-12-12
Submitted: 2012-12-28
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Ectopic thyroid tissue in the heart - a case report

Barbara Larysz, Joanna Jędrzychowska-Baraniak, Iwona Nikodemska, Marek Sell
Kardiol Pol 2003;59(8):149-151.
Vol 59, No 8 (2003)
Other
Published online: 2005-12-12
Submitted: 2012-12-28

Abstract

Abstract: A case of a 48 year old female admitted to the hospital for further evaluation and treatment of an intracardiac tumour, is presented. The patient underwent surgical excision of the tumour localised in the right ventricular outflow tract with bioprosthetic tricuspid valve implantation and pacemaker insertion due to the procedure-related compete atrio-ventricular block. Histopathological examination revealed the presence of thyroid tissue in the excised tumour. Data published in literature dealing with this topic are reviewed.

Abstract

Abstract: A case of a 48 year old female admitted to the hospital for further evaluation and treatment of an intracardiac tumour, is presented. The patient underwent surgical excision of the tumour localised in the right ventricular outflow tract with bioprosthetic tricuspid valve implantation and pacemaker insertion due to the procedure-related compete atrio-ventricular block. Histopathological examination revealed the presence of thyroid tissue in the excised tumour. Data published in literature dealing with this topic are reviewed.
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Keywords

ectopic thyroid tissue - heart

About this article
Title

Ectopic thyroid tissue in the heart - a case report

Journal

Kardiologia Polska (Polish Heart Journal)

Issue

Vol 59, No 8 (2003)

Pages

149-151

Published online

2005-12-12

Bibliographic record

Kardiol Pol 2003;59(8):149-151.

Keywords

ectopic thyroid tissue - heart

Authors

Barbara Larysz
Joanna Jędrzychowska-Baraniak
Iwona Nikodemska
Marek Sell

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