Cardiac cavernous hemangioma

Eur J Echocardiogr. 2007 Dec;8(6):487-9. doi: 10.1016/j.euje.2006.07.004. Epub 2006 Aug 28.


Among primary cardiac tumors, hemangiomas are relatively rare with a reported incidence of 2.8%. To date, less than 100 cases are reported in literature. We present a 40-year-old woman with atypical chest discomfort of 1 month duration, previous history of glomus tumor of hand and a large cavernous hemangioma of right atrium.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Adult
  • Diagnosis, Differential
  • Echocardiography
  • Echocardiography, Transesophageal
  • Female
  • Heart Neoplasms / diagnostic imaging*
  • Heart Neoplasms / surgery
  • Hemangioma, Cavernous / diagnostic imaging*
  • Hemangioma, Cavernous / surgery
  • Humans