Multicentric granular cell tumor of the heart presenting with aortic dissection

Kenichi Fujise, Terrence J. Sacchi, Richard J. Williams, Damian P. Dicostanzo, Robert F. Tranbaugh

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Abstract

A 43-year-old woman with a history of cutaneous granular cell tumor presented with severe aortic regurgitation due to a type A aortic dissection. During repair, multiple masses were found on the surface of the heart, which later were identified to be granular cell tumor. We present an extremely rare case of multicentric granular cell tumor of the skin and heart, manifested over a 23-year period.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1653-1655
Number of pages3
JournalThe Annals of Thoracic Surgery
Volume57
Issue number6
DOIs
StatePublished - Jun 1994

ASJC Scopus subject areas

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

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    Fujise, K., Sacchi, T. J., Williams, R. J., Dicostanzo, D. P., & Tranbaugh, R. F. (1994). Multicentric granular cell tumor of the heart presenting with aortic dissection. The Annals of Thoracic Surgery, 57(6), 1653-1655. https://doi.org/10.1016/0003-4975(94)90146-5