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Atypically located cardiac haemangioma of the mitral valve

  • Amanda L. Cook (a1), Derek A. Williams (a2), Simon Bergman (a3) and Michael H. Hines (a4)
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  • Published online: 24 May 2011

We report an adolescent with a benign cardiac haemangioma with attachments exclusively to the anterior leaflet of the mitral valve. On the basis of our review of the literature, this study has not been reported previously.

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Correspondence to: Dr A. L. Cook, MD, Department of Pediatrics, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Medical Center Boulevard, Winston-Salem, North Carolina 27157, United States of America. Tel: (336)716 3232; Fax: (336) 716 0533; E-mail:
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Cardiology in the Young
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