Volume 14, Issue 3 (October 2007)                   J Birjand Univ Med Sci. 2007, 14(3): 9-15 | Back to browse issues page

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Tayyebi Meibodi N, Amooeian S, Khoei A, Farhadi F. Calcified amorphous tumor of the heart (cardiac CAT), A case report. J Birjand Univ Med Sci.. 2007; 14 (3) :9-15
URL: http://journal.bums.ac.ir/article-1-156-en.html
1- Assistant Professor, Department of Patologhy, Faculty of Medicine, Mashhad University of Medical Sciences. Mashhad, Iran , naser_tayyebi@yahoo.com
2- Assistant Professor, Department of Patologhy, Faculty of Medicine, Mashhad University of Medical Sciences. Mashhad, Iran
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Calcified amorphous tumor of the heart (cardiac CAT) is a rare non- neoplastic cardiac mass with unknown pathogenesis, 12 cases of which have been reported so far. This report presents a 73 year old woman with chest pain complaint continuing since last year. Workup revealed left atrium mass of posterior wall origin . The specimen was a solid calcified nodule with firm consistency and 2.5cm in diameter. Microscopic examination revealed fibrohyalinizing lesion with extensive calcium deposits, chronic inflammatory infiltration and blood elements.The lesion is diagnosed as calcified amorphous tumor of the heart.
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Type of Study: Case Report | Subject: Oncology
Received: 2006/09/6 | Accepted: 2016/03/10 | Published: 2016/03/10

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