Left ventricular blood cyst in an adult case - Clinical Case
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Most cardiac tumors are benign and incidentally detected. Blood cysts are rare benign lesions. Small blood cysts in the cardiac chamber are sometimes recognized during operations in infants, and they generally show no clinical adverse effects because of their small size. Cardiac blood cysts are very rarely detected preoperatively. This article presents a 57‐year‐old man with a 1.5‐cm‐diameter blood cyst in the left ventricle, which was incidentally detected by conventional diagnostic echocardiography before colon surgery. The cyst originated from the papillary muscle, and the pathological findings were compatible with a cardiac blood cyst...

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