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CASE REPORT
Year : 2018  |  Volume : 4  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 55-58

Hamartoma of mature cardiac myocytes: Report of a rare case with review of literature


1 Department of Pathology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India
2 Department of Cardiovascular Radiology and Endovascular Intervention, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India
3 Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Sudheer Arava
Department of Pathology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi - 110 029
India
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/jpcs.jpcs_15_18

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Hamartoma of mature cardiac myocyte is a benign tumor of the heart. They are characterized by haphazardly arranged hypertrophic cardiac myocytes with variable amounts of intervening fibrosis, mature adipose tissue along with irregularly distributed variable-sized vascular channels. The case presented here had a hyperechoic mass in the left ventricle arising from the midinferior and posterior interventricular septum, infiltrating into the adjacent myocardium. The MRI , histopathology findings and the clinical outcome is presented.


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