Rare pediatric cardiac tumor presentation

Jamie Penk*, Peter Koenig, Constantine Mavroudis

*Corresponding author for this work

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A case of cardiac inflammatory pseudotumor with a unique presentation is reported. This especially rare case belongs to a subset of pseudotumor caused by an infectious etiology. Furthermore, it is unique in that the patient experienced unexplained sinus tachycardia, which resolved with resection of the tumor. This report also emphasizes the importance of multiple imaging methods combined with the usefulness of surgery for treatment and diagnosis.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1016-1018
Number of pages3
JournalPediatric cardiology
Issue number7
StatePublished - Oct 2009


  • Inflammatory myofibroblastic tumor
  • Inflammatory pseudotumor
  • Intracardiac tumor
  • Pseudotumor

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health


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