Clinical Case Reports (Sep 2021)

Surgical removal of an exceedingly rare papillary fibroelastoma of the aortic wall causing unstable angina

  • Paolo Masiello,
  • Angelo Catalano,
  • Generoso Mastrogiovanni,
  • Geppina Eusebio,
  • Anna Maria De Roberto,
  • Pierpaolo Chivasso,
  • Giuseppe Ciancia,
  • Ivana Iesu,
  • Donato Triggiani,
  • Severino Iesu

Journal volume & issue
Vol. 9, no. 9
pp. n/a – n/a


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Abstract Difficult diagnosis is due to rarity of the case. TT or TE echocardiography is sufficient to make a correct diagnosis. The risk of embolism or coronary ostia occlusion should guide the decision for surgery.