Thorac cardiovasc Surg 2012; 60(S 02): e3-e5
DOI: 10.1055/s-0032-1330995
Cardiac Surgery
Georg Thieme Verlag KG Stuttgart · New York

Large Hemangioma in a Persistent Left Superior Vena Cava

Wen Hu
1  Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, The Second Xiangya Hospital of Central South University, Changsha, Hunan, China
,
Xiang Wang
1  Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, The Second Xiangya Hospital of Central South University, Changsha, Hunan, China
,
Sichuang Tan
1  Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, The Second Xiangya Hospital of Central South University, Changsha, Hunan, China
,
Songqing Fan
1  Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, The Second Xiangya Hospital of Central South University, Changsha, Hunan, China
,
Jun Liu
1  Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, The Second Xiangya Hospital of Central South University, Changsha, Hunan, China
,
Fenglei Yu
1  Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, The Second Xiangya Hospital of Central South University, Changsha, Hunan, China
,
Jingqun Tang
1  Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, The Second Xiangya Hospital of Central South University, Changsha, Hunan, China
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Publication History

03 May 2012

13 June 2012

Publication Date:
23 November 2012 (eFirst)

  

Abstract

Cardiac hemangiomas represent 1 to 2% of all detected benign heart tumors. Tumors in the coronary sinus have been reported; however, to our knowledge, there have been no reports of masses in a persistent left superior vena cava. We report here the first case of a 58-year-old man with a rare huge unicamerate cardiac hemangiomas in a persistent left superior vena cava. A communication vein between the coronary sinus and hemangiomas could be identified, and thrombus formation was found in the hemangiomas as well.