Cardiac lipoma

Case contributed by Dr Bruno Di Muzio

Presentation

Incidental finding.

Patient Data

Gender: Female
CT

CT Chest

A pericardial lipoma is identified adjacent to the heart right chambers. 

Case Discussion

Lipomas are well-circumscribed mesenchymal tumors that originate from adipose tissue 1.

The diagnosis is presumptive.

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Case information

rID: 15292
Published: 7th Oct 2011
Last edited: 13th Aug 2019
System: Chest
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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