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Rhabdomyomas account for 60%–86% of fetal cardiac tumours.1 They are characteristically benign, multiple, enlarging during early fetal life, spontaneously regressing after 32 weeks gestation, usually disappearing by 18 months.1 Pericardial invasion is rare and associated with poor outcome.2 ,3 We present an unusual case.
At 23-week routine screening, a male fetus presented with a cardiac mass. Fetal echocardiography demonstrated a left ventricular tumour (19.8×6.9 mm) (movie …
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