Right ventricular mass noted incidentally on echocardiography. No significant past medical history.
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MRI images of a biopsy-proven cardiac hemangioma.
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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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