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American Journal of Medical Case Reports. 2014, 2(5), 94-96
DOI: 10.12691/ajmcr-2-5-1
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Mystery of the Right Sided Heart Failure in a Young Patient

Gaurav Khandelwal1, , Manish Ruhela1 and Rajeev Bagarhatta1

1Senior Resident, Department of Cardiology, SMS Medical College and Hospital, Jaipur, Rajasthan, India

Pub. Date: May 19, 2014

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Gaurav Khandelwal, Manish Ruhela and Rajeev Bagarhatta. Mystery of the Right Sided Heart Failure in a Young Patient. American Journal of Medical Case Reports. 2014; 2(5):94-96. doi: 10.12691/ajmcr-2-5-1


A 45 yr old female presented with clinical features of right side heart failure. 2D Echocardiography examination showed a homogenous, irregular, fimbriated mass attached to pulmonary valve, causing right ventricular outflow obstruction, with severe tricuspid regurgitation. To the best of our knowledge, this is the first case report of pulmonary valve mass, possible papillary fibroelastoma, which is large enough to cause right ventricular outflow obstruction, leading to severe tricuspid regurgitation and right sided heart failure.

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