Huge biatrial cardiac rhabdomyosarcorna resulting in bilateral atrioventricular valve obstruction

Tavil Y., Turkoglu S., Tacoy G., Cemri M.

CARDIOVASCULAR PATHOLOGY, vol.15, no.6, pp.354-355, 2006 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Editorial Material
  • Volume: 15 Issue: 6
  • Publication Date: 2006
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.carpath.2006.07.008
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.354-355
  • Keywords: rhabdomyosarcoma, cardiac neoplasm


We present a case report of a 28-year-old man with a huge tumor that occupies both dilated atria almost completely but not extending into the ventricles. Cardiac rhabdomyosarcoma (CR) is extremely rare in adult patients. Its rarity and heterogenous clinical presentation make diagnosis difficult.