Cardiac varix presenting as a right atrial mass

Susan M. Trocciola, Herman Yee, Leora B. Balsam, Eugenia Gianos, Abe DeAnda

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A cardiac varix is an unusual tumor of vascular origin that is rarely discovered antemortem. Here, we report the incidental finding of this lesion in the right atrium of a patient with concomitant prostate cancer.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)164-165
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of Cardiac Surgery
Issue number2
StatePublished - Mar 2011
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine
  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine


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