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Surgical removal of an exceedingly rare papillary fibroelastoma of the aortic wall causing unstable angina
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  • Paolo Masiello,
  • Angelo Catalano,
  • Generoso Mastrogiovanni,
  • Geppina Eusebio,
  • Anna Maria De Roberto,
  • Pierpaolo Chivasso,
  • Giuseppe Ciancia,
  • Ivana Iesu,
  • Donato Triggiani,
  • Severino Iesu
Paolo Masiello
University Hospital 'San Giovanni di Dio e Ruggi d’Aragona'
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Angelo Catalano
Maria Santissima Addolorata Hospital
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Generoso Mastrogiovanni
University Hospital 'San Giovanni di Dio e Ruggi d’Aragona'
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Geppina Eusebio
Maria Santissima Addolorata Hospital
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Anna Maria De Roberto
Maria Santissima Addolorata Hospital
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Pierpaolo Chivasso
University Hospital 'San Giovanni di Dio e Ruggi d’Aragona'
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Giuseppe Ciancia
University Hospital 'San Giovanni di Dio e Ruggi d’Aragona'
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Ivana Iesu
University Hospital 'San Giovanni di Dio e Ruggi d’Aragona'
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Donato Triggiani
University Hospital 'San Giovanni di Dio e Ruggi d’Aragona'
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Severino Iesu
University Hospital 'San Giovanni di Dio e Ruggi d’Aragona'
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Abstract

Papillary fibroelastomes are rare benign neoformations usually originating from the valvular endocardium, presenting with cerebral ischemia and/or myocardial infarction due to embolization from the mass. We report an exceedingly rare case of aortic wall papillary fibroelastoma simulating unstable angina, diagnosed with trans-thoracic/trans-esophageal echocardiography and CT scan and surgically successfully removed

Peer review status:ACCEPTED

14 Feb 2021Submitted to Clinical Case Reports
15 Feb 2021Submission Checks Completed
15 Feb 2021Assigned to Editor
26 Mar 2021Reviewer(s) Assigned
27 Mar 2021Review(s) Completed, Editorial Evaluation Pending
28 Mar 2021Editorial Decision: Revise Minor
21 Apr 20211st Revision Received
21 Apr 2021Submission Checks Completed
21 Apr 2021Assigned to Editor
21 Apr 2021Review(s) Completed, Editorial Evaluation Pending
30 Apr 2021Reviewer(s) Assigned
08 May 2021Editorial Decision: Revise Minor
22 May 20212nd Revision Received
28 May 2021Assigned to Editor
28 May 2021Submission Checks Completed
28 May 2021Review(s) Completed, Editorial Evaluation Pending
29 Jun 2021Reviewer(s) Assigned
23 Jul 2021Editorial Decision: Accept