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Case Reports in Cardiology
Volume 2013, Article ID 485029, 4 pages
Case Report

Aortic Valve Papillary Fibroelastoma Associated with Acute Cerebral Infarction: A Case Report

1Department of Cardiology, Kawasaki Hospital, Kobe, Japan
2Department of Laboratory Medicine, Kawasaki Hospital, Kobe, Japan

Received 8 November 2012; Accepted 19 December 2012

Academic Editors: J. A. Breall, K.-R. Chiou, H. Kitaoka, J. Peteiro, E. E. Ribeiro, K. Shimada, M. Srichai-Parsia, and H. Ueda

Copyright © 2013 Nobuhiro Takeuchi et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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