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A rare cause of sudden death Fibroma of the heart


A rare cause of sudden death Fibroma of the heart



Ann Med Leg: 368-374



A large tumor of the left ventricular myocardium was found in a 5-year-old boy who died suddenly after a minimal effort. Macroscopical-ly and histologically, it appeared to be a fibroma probably originating from primitive cardiac mesenchyme and showing secondary fibroblastic differentiation, with slow growth surrounding the myocytes.

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