Intracardiac rhabdomyoma in a newborn with tuberous sclerosis

Paediatrica Indonesiana. 2016;46(6):276-80 DOI 10.14238/pi46.6.2006.276-80


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Journal Title: Paediatrica Indonesiana

ISSN: 0030-9311 (Print)

Publisher: Indonesian Pediatric Society Publishing House

Society/Institution: Indonesian Pediatric Society

LCC Subject Category: Medicine: Pediatrics

Country of publisher: Indonesia

Language of fulltext: English

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I Kadek Suarca
Ida Bagus Agung Winaya
I Komang Kari


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Abstract | Full Text

Primary congenital cardiac tumors, especially intracardiac tumors, are rare in children. Rhabdomyoma is the most common one and usually diagnosed in the first few days of life. Referral from pediatric cardiac centers found that the incidence of cardiac tumors was 0.08%-0.20%. Rhabdomyoma represents 36%-42% in autopsy series and 79% in clinical series.