Acta Scientific Nutritional Health (ASNH)(ISSN: 2582-1423)

Case Report Volume 7 Issue 11

Fetal Rhabdomyoma: Case Report

Francisca Rodríguez Escobar1, Cristóbal Arroyo Zambrano2, Manuel Alvarez Vaccaro3 and Alejandro Alvarez Jara4*

1Physician-surgeon, Cesfam San Pedro de la Paz Concepción, Chile
2Medical student, Faculty of Medicine Universidad Católica de la Santísima, Concepción, Chile
3Medical student, Faculty of Medicine Universidad del Desarrollo Santiago, Chile
4Pediatrician and Pediatric Cardiologist, Fetal Exploration Unit Hospital Guillermo, Grant Benavente Concepción, Chile

*Corresponding Author: Alejandro Alvarez Jara, Pediatrician and Pediatric Cardiologist, Fetal Exploration Unit Hospital Guillermo, Grant Benavente Concepción, Chile.

Received: September 26, 2023; Published: October 24, 2023


Rhabdomyoma corresponds to the most common fetal cardiac tumor, and can affect any point of the cardiac muscle, generating various manifestations. Very large tumors can cause hemodynamic obstruction, requiring surgery.

Its development is related to tuberous sclerosis, which produces abnormal cell proliferation, which is why sirolimus, a rapamycin (mTOR) inhibitor, has been used for its antitumor activity. A clinical case is presented where the cardiac rhabdomyoma, despite generating great obstruction in the outlet of the left ventricle, was completely resolved after the administration of sirolimus, without generating adverse effects or the need for surgery.

Keywords: Rhabdomyoma; Cardiac Tumor; Prenatal Diagnosis


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Citation: Alejandro Alvarez Jara.,et al. “Fetal Rhabdomyoma: Case Report".Acta Scientific Nutritional Health 7.11 (2023): 21-23.


Copyright: © 2023 Alejandro Alvarez Jara.,et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.


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