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J Clin Pathol. 1992 November; 45(11): 1042–1043.
PMCID: PMC495047

Restrictive endocardial fibroelastosis in a neonate without other cardiac pathology


A case is presented of constrictive endocardial fibroelastosis without other cardiac abnormality in a newborn infant who was treated successfully by orthotopic heart transplantation.

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