Papillary fibroelastoma, unusual cause of stroke in a young
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Papillary fibroelastoma is the third most common primary cardiac benign tumor with an incidence of up to 0.33% in autopsy series; it accounts for approximately 75% of all cardiac valvular tumors and affects men and women equally with a mean age of 60 years at diagnosis. Despite the benign nature of this tumor, it carries very high risk of embolic complications. Here we described a case of stroke in a 28-year-old man due to cerebral embolization originated from a cardiac papillary fibroelastoma.......

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