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An atypical intracardiac mass in a 61-year-old man
  1. Bruno Garcia,
  2. Yann Ancedy,
  3. Eric Delannoy,
  4. Laurent Fauchier
  1. Service de Cardiologie, Pôle Cœur Thorax Vasculaire, Trousseau et Faculté de Médecine, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire, Université François Rabelais, Tours, France
  1. Correspondence to Dr Bruno Garcia, Service de Cardiologie. Pole Cœur Thorax Vasculaire, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Trousseau, Tours 37044, France; garcia.bmed{at}

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A 61-year-old man was referred to our cardiology department after a RV mass was discovered. He had recent history of renal cell carcinoma (RCC) diagnosed during workup of haematuria. He experienced dyspnoea New York Heart Association functional class (NYHA) II without other symptoms of heart failure. ECG showed right block bundle branch and right axis deviation. Chest X-ray was normal. Thoracoabdominal CT performed during evaluation of RCC found an intracardiac mass within the RV (figure 1A). Two, three and four-dimensional echocardiography performed before …

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