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Enteropathy associated T-cell lymphoma resulting in restrictive cardiomyopathy and mimicking myocardial infarction.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  22767479     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
A 64-year-old woman was referred with a short history of abdominal pain, anorexia and weight loss. Investigations revealed a probable enteropathy associated T-cell lymphoma (EATL). Further investigations revealed evidence of what appeared to be a myocardial infarction. After going through laparoscopy to obtain diagnostic tissue, the patient developed cardiogenic shock which proved refractory to medical therapy. Postmortem examination revealed diffuse abdominal lymphoma consistent with EATL. Surprisingly, there was extensive infiltration of the myocardium. This report demonstrates an unusual pathology resulting from EATL and discusses the limited evidence relating to cardiac involvement of this disease.
Authors:
D Prichard; S Jamal; A Fortune; D S O'Briain; N Mahmud
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2010-08-26
Journal Detail:
Title:  BMJ case reports     Volume:  2010     ISSN:  1757-790X     ISO Abbreviation:  BMJ Case Rep     Publication Date:  2010  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-07-06     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101526291     Medline TA:  BMJ Case Rep     Country:  England    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Gastroenterology, St James's Hospital, Dublin, Ireland.
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