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A curious isolated cystic lesion of the membranous atrioventricular septum

  • Christina M. Phelps (a1), Sarah Mengshol (a2) and David Dunbar Ivy (a1)
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We present the case of an isolated cystic lesion of the atrioventricular component of the membranous septum of unclear aetiology, but responsible for cardiomegaly and benign disturbances of cardiac rhythm. As far as we are aware, this type of lesion has not previously been documented.

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Correspondence to: Christina Phelps, MD, Fellow, Pediatric cardiology, The Heart Institute, Division of Pediatric Cardiology, Department of Paediatrics, The Children’s Hospital of Denver, University of Colorado at Denver & Health Sciences Center, 13123 East 16th Avenue, B-100, Aurora, CO 80045, USA. Tel: +1 720 777 2940; Fax: +1 720 777 7287; E-mail: phelps.christina@tchden.corg
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Cardiology in the Young
  • ISSN: 1047-9511
  • EISSN: 1467-1107
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