A case of a giant blood-filled cyst of the tricuspid valve in described in a 4-month-old infant. The cyst caused obstruction of the right ventricular inflow and outflow tracts and a right-to-left shunt; it was successfully removed at open heart surgery. Pitfalls in differential diagnosis and the pathogenesis are discussed.

Giant blood cyst of tricuspid valve. Successful excision in an infant.

GALLUCCI, VINCENZO;STRITONI, PAOLO;FASOLI, GIUSEPPE;THIENE, GAETANO
1976

Abstract

A case of a giant blood-filled cyst of the tricuspid valve in described in a 4-month-old infant. The cyst caused obstruction of the right ventricular inflow and outflow tracts and a right-to-left shunt; it was successfully removed at open heart surgery. Pitfalls in differential diagnosis and the pathogenesis are discussed.
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