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Multiple rhabdomyomas in monozygotic twins

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  19 August 2008

Marina Maccagnano Zamith*
Affiliation:
Pediatric Cardiologist, Maternity Hospital São Luiz, Brazil
Décio Brunoni
Affiliation:
Division of Genetics, Department of Morphology, Universidade Federal de São Paulo, Escola Paulista de Medicina, Brazil
Munir Ebaid
Affiliation:
Chief of the Division of Paediatric Cardiology from the Heart Institue, Faculdade de Mediciana da Universidade de São Paulo, Brazil
*
Marina Maccagnano Zamith, Rua dos Comerciários 502 São Paulo SP, CEP 04320–030, BRASIL 1. Tel/Fax: 011-5588-2009; e-mail: mzth@brhs.com.br

Abstract

Rhabdomyoma is the most frequent primary cardiac tumor seen during infancy. We report multiple rhabdomyomas diagnosed in twins in the neo natal period. To the best of our knowledge, this is the first instance of this happening.

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