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Cardiac myeloid sarcoma: a case report and review of literature.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  21941137     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Myeloid sarcomas are rare extramedullary tumors composed of immature myeloid cells. Most cases are seen in childhood acute myelogenous leukemia (AML). They can develop at many sites, but cardiac involvement is a rare finding. We report the case of a 24-year-old woman who, after being in remission from AML for 10 years, developed an isolated cardiac myeloid sarcoma.
Thomas Cash; David Becton; Amir Mian
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of pediatric hematology/oncology     Volume:  33     ISSN:  1536-3678     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Pediatr. Hematol. Oncol.     Publication Date:  2011 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-09-23     Completed Date:  2012-02-01     Revised Date:  2013-08-23    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9505928     Medline TA:  J Pediatr Hematol Oncol     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  e330-2     Citation Subset:  IM    
Pediatric Hematology-Oncology, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Antineoplastic Combined Chemotherapy Protocols / adverse effects*,  therapeutic use
Cord Blood Stem Cell Transplantation*
Fatal Outcome
Follow-Up Studies
Heart Neoplasms / diagnosis,  therapy*
Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Remission Induction
Sarcoma, Myeloid / diagnosis,  therapy*
Tomography, X-Ray Computed
Young Adult
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