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Asymptomatic multiple intracardiac tuberculomas in a child.
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PMID:  23042317     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Tuberculosis is widely prevalent among children in India, especially in those with coexisting severe malnutrition and immunodeficiency. Uncommon sites for tuberculosis are frequently seen. However, intracardiac tuberculomas are extremely rare in children. To the best of our knowledge, this is the first case report of multiple asymptomatic intracardiac tuberculomas in a child. Most intracardiac tuberculomas cause symptoms, especially in adults. In asymptomatic children non surgical management of intracardiac tuberculomas appears to be a safe treatment option as complete resolution occurs with antituberculous therapy. (Cardiol J 2012; 19, 5: 518-520).
Authors:
Krishnan Rajeshwari; Sandya Gupta; Anandprakash Dubey; Rani Gera
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Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Cardiology journal     Volume:  19     ISSN:  1897-5593     ISO Abbreviation:  Cardiol J     Publication Date:  2012  
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Created Date:  2012-10-08     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101392712     Medline TA:  Cardiol J     Country:  Poland    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  518-20     Citation Subset:  IM    
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