Hemangioma of the right atrium: imaging and pathology

Massimo De Filippo, Domenico Corradi, Francesco Nicolini, Andrea Rastelli, Fabrizio Ugo, Philip A. Araoz, Nicola Sverzellati, Tiziano Gherli, Maurizio Zompatori

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Background: Cardiac hemangiomas are benign neoplasms which have been reported to appear as well-circumscribed, homogenous, enhancing masses at imaging. Methods and results: We report a 49-year-old woman with a cardiac hemangioma detected by echocardiography, computed tomography, and magnetic resonance imaging. The multiple imaging modalities showed features which have been reported in cardiac hemangiomas. The tumor was surgically excised and the diagnosis of cardiac hemangioma was made. Conclusions: Cardiac hemangiomas are rare tumors with a variety of imaging features which may suggest the diagnosis.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)121-124
Number of pages4
JournalCardiovascular Pathology
Issue number2
StatePublished - Mar 2010


  • Cardiac
  • Hemangioma

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pathology and Forensic Medicine
  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine


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