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Tex Heart Inst J. 1998; 25(2): 152–154.
PMCID: PMC325530

Symptomatic lipoma in the right atrial free wall. A case report.


Benign non-myxomatous neoplasms of the heart are rare, and lipomas are among those least often encountered. We report the case of a 38-year-old man who presented with palpitations of recent onset, and was found to have a lipoma attached to the free wall of the right atrium. The successful surgical excision of the lipoma is described.

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