The Eurasian Journal of Medicine
Case Report

Mitral Valvular Cyst Mimicking a Solid Mass: Misdiagnosis with Imaging Modalities

Eurasian J Med 2009; 41: 133-135
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This report describes a mitral valvular cyst mimicking a solid mass in an 80-year-old patient. The diagnosis was based on histopathological evaluation of the resected material. This report emphasizes the possibility of misdiagnosis by echocardiographic and other imaging modalities of a mitral valvular mass in a patient without any clinical signs and symptoms.

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