Cardiac haemangioma

Case contributed by Dr Matt A. Morgan

Presentation

Right ventricular mass noted incidentally on echocardiography. No significant past medical history.

Patient Data

Age: 60-65Y
Gender: Female
MRI

Cardiac hemangioma

MRI images of a biopsy-proven cardiac hemangioma.

Case Discussion

Cardiac hemangioma is an uncommon benign cardiac tumor (5-10%). They have no typical age of presentation and no typical cardiac chamber predilection.

The appearance in this case is typical with hyperintense T2 signal and gradual postcontrast enhancement on the perfusion sequence.

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Case information

rID: 31709
Case created: 23rd Oct 2014
Last edited: 16th Apr 2017
System: Cardiac
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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