CC BY-NC-ND 4.0 · Journal of Cardiac Critical Care TSS 2020; 4(02): 153-155
DOI: 10.1055/s-0040-1716636
Case Report

Foregut Cyst in Heart: Case Report

Naresh Kumar Aggarwal
1  Department of Cardiac Anaesthesiology, Manipal Hospitals, Dwarka, New Delhi, India
Sushanta Kumar Bhoi
1  Department of Cardiac Anaesthesiology, Manipal Hospitals, Dwarka, New Delhi, India
Y. K. Mishra
2  Department of Cardiac Surgery, Manipal Hospitals, Dwarka, New Delhi, India
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A 70-year-old female presented with gradual onset of dyspnea with moderate exertion for 6 months. She had a history of stroke 1 month back which was resolved. On two-dimensional echo, she had a mass in left atrium (1.6 × 1.6 cm) with base attached to interatrial septum adjacent to anterior mitral leaflet. On coronary angiography, she had lesion in left anterior descending coronary artery (LAD) with 60 to 70% stenosis. But intraoperative transesophageal echocardiography revealed mass in left ventricle attached to posterior mitral leaflet undersurface. The operation was performed; coronary artery bypass graft surgery with left internal mammary artery to LAD grafting and transannular decompression of the left ventricular mass was performed. Surgery was done uneventfully. The cyst content consisted of necrotic sebaceous-type material with calcification. Histopathology of excised material revealed it to be a foregut cyst of myocardium. The patient had an uneventful postoperative course and was discharged in good clinical condition.

Publication History

Publication Date:
08 October 2020 (online)

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