Papillary Fibroelastoma of the Tricuspid Valve: Case Report and Review of the Literature

Document Type : Case Report


A 70-year-old man presented with exertional dyspnea and lower extremity edema. Cardiac examination was unremarkable. Transthoracic echocardiography disclosed a large mobile mass on the tricuspid valve. The patient was referred to surgery for the excision of the tumor. Histological examination revealed papillary fibroelastoma (Iranian Heart Journal 2008; 9 (2):62-64).


Maryam Esmaeilzadeh MD, Maryam Moshkani Farahani MD, Mohammad Jafar Hashemi MD, Nader Givetaj MD, Kambiz Mozaffari MD

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