Myocardial lipomatous infiltration of the left ventricular wall.

Research paper by Fu-Ping FP Li, Xue-Feng XF Wang, Juan J Xiao, Ying-Bin YB Xiao

Indexed on: 25 Mar '10Published on: 25 Mar '10Published in: Journal of Cardiac Surgery


A myocardial mass was found on the left ventricle wall of a four-year-old Chinese girl diagnosed with pulmonary valve stenosis and patent foramen ovale. Surgical valvotomy and partial excision of the myocardial mass were performed, and a biopsy of the myocardial mass revealed myocardial lipomatous infiltration.