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Computed tomography unmasks a phantom tumour.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  19380168     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
We describe a patient with left sided congestive heart failure and a round-shaped mass on the chest X-ray. Using computed tomography, the mass is diagnosed as a phantom tumour consisting of loculated effusion in the interlobular fissure that vanishes after treatment for heart failure is initiated.
Authors:
Timo Baks; Marc C Kock; Marcel J M Kofflard
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2009-04-19
Journal Detail:
Title:  International journal of cardiology     Volume:  149     ISSN:  1874-1754     ISO Abbreviation:  Int. J. Cardiol.     Publication Date:  2011 May 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-05-13     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8200291     Medline TA:  Int J Cardiol     Country:  Netherlands    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  e38-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
Copyright Information:
Copyright © 2009 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.
Affiliation:
Department of Cardiology, Albert Schweitzer Hospital, Albert Schweitzerplaats 25, 3318 AT Dordrecht, The Netherlands.
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