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Carcinoma embolization in coronary artery causing myocardial infarction: Diagnosis from coronary thromboaspirate.
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PMID:  24373602     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
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A unique case of myocardial infarction due to coronary artery tumor embolism from colonic adenocarcinoma is described. A 79-year-old man with a history of rectal carcinoma with lung metastases 15 years and 9 years before, respectively, was subjected to primary percutaneous coronary intervention for myocardial infarction with aspiration of a thrombus from the occluded artery. The retrieved material contained fragments of adenocarcinoma tissue. To the best of our knowledge, this is the first reported case of adenocarcinoma coronary embolism diagnosed during life from coronary artery aspirate.
Authors:
Ivo Steiner; Jan Vojáček
Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2013-12-5
Journal Detail:
Title:  Pathology, research and practice     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1618-0631     ISO Abbreviation:  Pathol. Res. Pract.     Publication Date:  2013 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2013-12-30     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7806109     Medline TA:  Pathol Res Pract     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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Copyright © 2013 Elsevier GmbH. All rights reserved.
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