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Cardiac amyloidosis--a case report.
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PMID:  2599548     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A 75-year-old male patient presented with resistant congestive cardiac failure. Echocardiographic examination revealed normal left ventricular size with symmetrical hypertrophy and generalised hypokinesia. In addition, there was a characteristic granular sparkling appearance of the myocardium. Cardiac catheterization showed biventricular diastolic restriction with normal coronary arteries. Possibility of cardiac amyloid was considered, and the diagnosis was confirmed on rectal biopsy.
B V Dalvi; R Pinto; I M Vora; S C Munsi; A S Vengsarkar
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Indian heart journal     Volume:  41     ISSN:  0019-4832     ISO Abbreviation:  Indian Heart J     Publication Date:    1989 Sep-Oct
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1990-02-05     Completed Date:  1990-02-05     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0374675     Medline TA:  Indian Heart J     Country:  INDIA    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  341-3     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Amyloidosis / complications,  diagnosis*
Cardiomyopathies / complications,  diagnosis*
Cardiomyopathy, Dilated / etiology

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