Intracardiac ectopic thyroid is a rare lesion. We present a case of successful excision of thyroid tissue obstructing the right ventricular outflow tract and provide a literature review. In all cases reported to date, the ectopic tissue arose from the ventricular septum and extended to the outflow tract. (C) 2000 by The Society of Thoracic Surgeons.
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine
- Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine