Prenatal diagnosis of cardiac rhabdomyoma associated with tuberous sclerosis: report of 3 cases.

  Vol. 36 (6) 2015 Neuro endocrinology letters Journal Article   2015; 36(6): 521-523 PubMed PMID:  26812294    Citation

: Cardiac rhabdomyoma is the most common cardiac tumor in fetal life, accounting for 60-86% of primary fetal cardiac tumors. It is primarily benign, originating form myocardial muscles and consisting of immature myocytes. About 50-60% of these tumors are associated with tuberous sclerosis. In this report, we present the clinical course and discuss the importance of prenatal diagnosis of cardiac tumors and their follow-up after birth.

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