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Giant blood cyst of tricuspid valve. Successful excision in an infant.
  1. V Gallucci,
  2. P Stritoni,
  3. G Fasoli,
  4. G Thiene


    A case of a giant blood-filled cyst of the tricuspid valve in described in a 4-month-old infant. The cyst caused obstruction of the right ventricular inflow and outflow tracts and a right-to-left shunt; it was successfully removed at open heart surgery. Pitfalls in differential diagnosis and the pathogenesis are discussed.

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