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Adult cardiac cystic lymphangiectasia of the right atrium.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  18422669     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Cardiac lympangiectasia is a rare pathological dilation of the lymphatic channels of the heart. Diagnosis is made by pathology; however, there remains no definitive diagnostic study. There are reports of cardiac cystic lymphangiectasias in children. A case of right atrial lymphangiectasia, initially identified by echocardiography, is presented here. This is the first report of such a mass.
Authors:
Azmey Matarieh; Matthew E Harinstein; John Salanitri; Kameswari Maganti
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article     Date:  2008-04-17
Journal Detail:
Title:  Echocardiography (Mount Kisco, N.Y.)     Volume:  25     ISSN:  1540-8175     ISO Abbreviation:  Echocardiography     Publication Date:  2008 Aug 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2008-08-29     Completed Date:  2009-01-06     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8511187     Medline TA:  Echocardiography     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  772-7     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, Northwestern University, Feinberg, School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Cardiac Surgical Procedures / methods
Cysts / pathology,  surgery,  ultrasonography*
Echocardiography, Transesophageal
Female
Follow-Up Studies
Heart Atria*
Heart Diseases / pathology,  surgery,  ultrasonography*
Humans
Immunohistochemistry
Lymphangiectasis / pathology,  surgery,  ultrasonography*
Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Middle Aged
Rare Diseases
Risk Assessment
Severity of Illness Index
Surgical Procedures, Minimally Invasive / methods
Treatment Outcome

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