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2003-01-15-09 Answer to the case of the week #95 © Parange

Answer to case #95

May 8-23,  2003

Nayana Parange, MD


This patient had a previous normal pregnancy and child. She comes for her second pregnancy for the first visit at 31-32 weeks. The cardiac views demonstrate several echogenic masses in the heart:

The great vessels were normal.

Doppler demonstrated that although some valves were unaffected, others had regurgitation:


Normal head

The finding of an echogenic mass in the heart is very characteristic of Rhabdomyoma

The findings were confirmed at birth by Dr Bhaskar Yadav and Dr Satej Janorkar:



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