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Title: Bronchogenic cyst of the interatrial septum
Authors: Fukada, Yasuhisa
Endo, Yoshiki
Nakanowatari, Hitoshi
Kitagawa, Akinobu
Tsuboi, Eitoshi
Irie, Yoshihito
Source title: Fukushima Journal of Medical Science
Volume: 66
Issue: 1
Start page: 41
End page: 43
Issue Date: 2020
Abstract: Although bronchogenic cysts are the most common primary mediastinal cysts, intracardiac bronchogenic cysts are extremely rare. We report a case of a bronchogenic cyst of the interatrial septum in a 42-year-old woman who presented with recent onset of dyspnea on exertion. Cardiac investigations including transthoracic echocardiography and computed tomography revealed a cystic homogeneous mass in the interatrial septum. The patient underwent surgical resection, and the resultant atrial septal defect was repaired using an autologous pericardial patch. Histopathological examination of the resected specimen revealed findings consistent with a benign bronchogenic cyst. Although bronchogenic cysts are extremely rare, they should be considered in the differential diagnoses of intracardiac tumors. Complete resection of bronchogenic cysts is recommended primarily for diagnostic and potentially therapeutic purposes.
Publisher: The Fukushima Society of Medical Science
Publisher (Alternative foam): 福島医学会
language: eng
URI: http://ir.fmu.ac.jp/dspace/handle/123456789/1314
Full text URL: http://ir.fmu.ac.jp/dspace/bitstream/123456789/1314/1/FksmJMedSci_66_p41.pdf
ISSN: 0016-2590
DOI: 10.5387/fms.2019-29
PubMed ID: 32101836
Related Page: https://doi.org/10.5387/fms.2019-29
Rights: © 2020 The Fukushima Society of Medical Science. This article is licensed under a Creative Commons [Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International] license.
Rights: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/4.0/
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