Papillary elastofibroma of the left ventricular septum

Thomas J Flotte, H. Pinar, H. Feiner

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Abstract

Papillary elastofibromas of the heart are usually incidental findings at autopsy. They occur more commonly on the surfaces of the valves than on the mural endothelium and are characterized by a papillary configuration with fronds composed of a collagenous and elastic tissue core lined by hyperplastic endothelial cells. Echocardiography and cardiac catheterization demonstrated the lesion preoperatively in this case.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)585-588
Number of pages4
JournalAmerican Journal of Surgical Pathology
Volume4
Issue number6
StatePublished - 1980
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Anatomy
  • Pathology and Forensic Medicine

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