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Excision Aortic Valve Mass

Papillary fibroelastomas are generally small nonvegetative masses arising from cardiac valves or adjacent endocardium, most commonly the aortic valve. They sometimes resemble Lambl's excrescences, but they have a narrower base and have the potential to embolize. Please see companion DVD for corresponding video. prevalence, carcinomas arising from the breast and lung are the most common. Malignancies that are at high risk for metastasizing to the heart are melanoma up to 64 of cases and...