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Giant Interatrial Septal Lipoma Filling with Right Atrium Causing Slight Symptoms: A Case Report
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  • Mingxiang Chen,
  • Fuping Li,
  • Haitao Zhang,
  • Zhuyun Qin
Mingxiang Chen
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Haitao Zhang
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Zhuyun Qin
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Abstract

Cardiac lipoma is extremely rare. Here we presented a unique illustrative case of interatrial septal lipoma protruding into right atrial causing symptoms in a 54-year-old male. Echocardiogram and computed tomography showed a well-shaped, giant and fixed occupying located in interatrial septum and right atrium. The only manifestation was palpitation though the mass filled almost all atrium and compressed superior vena cava. The patient received resection of the large-sized lipoma sizing 87mm in diameter and weighing ~1000g. Pathological exam demonstrated mature lipocytes and substantiated the diagnosis of lipoma. The patient did well postoperatively and symptoms were resolved.

Peer review status:UNDER REVIEW

01 Jun 2021Submitted to Journal of Cardiac Surgery
07 Jun 2021Assigned to Editor
07 Jun 2021Submission Checks Completed
07 Jun 2021Reviewer(s) Assigned