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Papillary fibroelastoma of an anomalous mitral valve chorda

Pederzolli, Nicola; Tappainer, Ernesto; Manfredi, Jacopo; Fiorani, Vinicio; Nocchi, Andrea; Agostini, Francesco; Zogno, Mario

Journal of Cardiovascular Medicine: April 2010 - Volume 11 - Issue 4 - p 291–293
doi: 10.2459/JCM.0b013e3283307fa1
Case reports

Cardiac papillary fibroelastoma (CPF) is a rare primary cardiac tumour. This tumour constitutes about 10–15% of all primary cardiac tumours. We report here a case of CPF of an anomalous mitral valve chorda.

aCardiac Surgery Unit, Italy

bDivision of Cardiology, Azienda Ospedaliera ‘C. Poma’, Mantova, Italy

Received 29 April, 2009

Revised 17 June, 2009

Accepted 6 July, 2009

Correspondence to Nicola Pederzolli, MD, UO Cardiochirurgia, Azienda Ospedaliera ‘C. Poma’, Via Albertoni 1, 46100 Mantova, Italy E-mail:

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