Finger ischemia in a young lady: an unusual presentation of papillary fibroelastoma with intraventricular location

Submitted: April 24, 2023
Accepted: May 18, 2023
Published: May 24, 2023
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An otherwise healthy 32-year-old woman suffered from finger ischemia. An echocardiogram and computed tomography scan revealed a mobile mass in the left ventricle that was attached to the anterior papillary muscle and did not involve the valve leaflets. The tumor was resected, and histopathology confirmed it to be a papillary fibroelastoma. Our case emphasizes the significance of a comprehensive diagnostic work-up for a peripheral ischemic lesion. This resulted in the discovery of an unusual intra-ventricular origin for a commonly benign tumor.



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Pernigo, Matteo, Elisabetta Dinatolo, Marco Cirillo, Zean Mhagna, Alida Filippini, Fabiana Cozza, Marco Berti, Roberto Bazzani, Tony Sabatini, Claudio Cuccia, and Giovanni Troise. 2023. “Finger Ischemia in a Young Lady: An Unusual Presentation of Papillary Fibroelastoma With Intraventricular Location”. Monaldi Archives for Chest Disease 94 (1).