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General
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Case reports
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Treatment
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Gross description
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Gross images
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Multiple small fronds resembling a sea anemone

Actual sea anemone (for comparison)


Mitral valve

Causing sudden death due to occlusion of right coronary ostium

Tumor in noncoronary sinus

Micro description
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Micro images
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Arising from aortic valve cusp

Left: Movat pentachrome stain; right: colloidal iron


Avascular fronds lined by endothelial cells

Papillary configuration may be obscured
by scarring, but trapped cores of elastic tissue
are usually present

Differential diagnosis
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Additional references
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End of Heart tumor > Cardiac tumors - benign > Papillary fibroelastoma



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