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Ventricular tachycardia caused by mesothelial cyst.

Amirahmadi A, Emkanjoo Z, Mollazadeh R, Mozaffari K - Indian Pacing Electrophysiol J (2013)

Bottom Line: A 27 year-old- lady was evaluated due to recurrent ventricular tachycardia.Pathologic examination confirmed it as mesothelial pericardial cyst.Up to our knowledge it is the first presentation of simple pericardial cyst as ventricular a tachycardia.

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Affiliation: Surgery department, Rajaee Cardiovascular Medical and Research Center (RCMRC), Tehran University of Medical Science (TUMS).

ABSTRACT
A 27 year-old- lady was evaluated due to recurrent ventricular tachycardia. After performing echocardiography and cardiac MRI, she was found to have large pericardial cyst. Pathologic examination confirmed it as mesothelial pericardial cyst. Up to our knowledge it is the first presentation of simple pericardial cyst as ventricular a tachycardia.

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T1 (phase sequence inversion recovery) PSIR image shows the cyst (c) with late gadolinium enhancement in inferior wall of left and septal insertion site of right ventricle suggestive of fibrosis (Arrow). B. Intraoperative image: pericardial cyst (C) in close proximity to posterior descending artery (arrow).
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Figure 2: T1 (phase sequence inversion recovery) PSIR image shows the cyst (c) with late gadolinium enhancement in inferior wall of left and septal insertion site of right ventricle suggestive of fibrosis (Arrow). B. Intraoperative image: pericardial cyst (C) in close proximity to posterior descending artery (arrow).

Mentions: A 27 year-old lady was evaluated due to repeated episodes of ventricular tachycardia (Figure 1A). She was referred for implantation of intracardiac cardiovertor-defibrillator. Transthoracic echocardiography showed a large cystic structure adjacent to posterior interventricular groove (Figure 1B). Cardiac MRI showed an encapsulated cyst in the cardiac crux containing high signal fluid with evidence of fibrosis in the adjacent myocardium (Figure 2A). The patient underwent surgery that showed a 5 x 4 cm cyst in the pericardium with adhesion to the underlying myocardium (Figure 2B). Pathologic examination showed the cyst to be mesothelial pericardial cyst.


Ventricular tachycardia caused by mesothelial cyst.

Amirahmadi A, Emkanjoo Z, Mollazadeh R, Mozaffari K - Indian Pacing Electrophysiol J (2013)

T1 (phase sequence inversion recovery) PSIR image shows the cyst (c) with late gadolinium enhancement in inferior wall of left and septal insertion site of right ventricle suggestive of fibrosis (Arrow). B. Intraoperative image: pericardial cyst (C) in close proximity to posterior descending artery (arrow).
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Figure 2: T1 (phase sequence inversion recovery) PSIR image shows the cyst (c) with late gadolinium enhancement in inferior wall of left and septal insertion site of right ventricle suggestive of fibrosis (Arrow). B. Intraoperative image: pericardial cyst (C) in close proximity to posterior descending artery (arrow).
Mentions: A 27 year-old lady was evaluated due to repeated episodes of ventricular tachycardia (Figure 1A). She was referred for implantation of intracardiac cardiovertor-defibrillator. Transthoracic echocardiography showed a large cystic structure adjacent to posterior interventricular groove (Figure 1B). Cardiac MRI showed an encapsulated cyst in the cardiac crux containing high signal fluid with evidence of fibrosis in the adjacent myocardium (Figure 2A). The patient underwent surgery that showed a 5 x 4 cm cyst in the pericardium with adhesion to the underlying myocardium (Figure 2B). Pathologic examination showed the cyst to be mesothelial pericardial cyst.

Bottom Line: A 27 year-old- lady was evaluated due to recurrent ventricular tachycardia.Pathologic examination confirmed it as mesothelial pericardial cyst.Up to our knowledge it is the first presentation of simple pericardial cyst as ventricular a tachycardia.

View Article: PubMed Central - PubMed

Affiliation: Surgery department, Rajaee Cardiovascular Medical and Research Center (RCMRC), Tehran University of Medical Science (TUMS).

ABSTRACT
A 27 year-old- lady was evaluated due to recurrent ventricular tachycardia. After performing echocardiography and cardiac MRI, she was found to have large pericardial cyst. Pathologic examination confirmed it as mesothelial pericardial cyst. Up to our knowledge it is the first presentation of simple pericardial cyst as ventricular a tachycardia.

No MeSH data available.


Related in: MedlinePlus