Benign cardiac tumours: cardiac CT and MRI imaging appearances

Salanitri, J.; Lisle, D.; Rigsby, C.; Slaughter, R.; Edelman, R.

J Med Imaging Radiat Oncol. 2009 Jan 31; 52(6):550-8

Abstract

Primary benign cardiac tumours are rarely found in clinical practice and are generally evaluated with echocardiography. However, with the increasing usage of helical multislice CT, the initial detection and evaluation of these masses may be made by the radiologist during routine daily practice for other indications. The echocardiographic, CT and cardiac MRI appearances of various benign cardiac tumours and masses are described and illustrated in this review.

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