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Inflammatory pseudotumor of the heart with vasculitis and venous thrombosis.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  1446509     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Inflammatory pseudotumor (IPT) is a tumor-like reactive lesion of unknown etiology. An unusual case of intracardiac IPT with multisystemic involvement, including leukocytoclastic vasculitis, polyarthritis, and inferior vena cava thrombosis in a 17-year-old boy is reported. This unique combination may suggest that immune/autoimmune factors are important in the pathogenesis of IPT.
P Stark; J C Sandbank; C Rudnicki; I Zahavi
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Chest     Volume:  102     ISSN:  0012-3692     ISO Abbreviation:  Chest     Publication Date:  1992 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1992-12-29     Completed Date:  1992-12-29     Revised Date:  2009-11-19    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0231335     Medline TA:  Chest     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1884-5     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Department of Medicine C, Golda Medical Center (Hasharon Hospital), Tel-Aviv University, Israel.
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MeSH Terms
Cardiomyopathies / pathology
Granuloma, Plasma Cell / pathology*
Heart Diseases / pathology*
Heart Septum
Heart Valve Diseases / pathology
Thrombosis / pathology*
Tricuspid Valve / pathology
Vasculitis, Leukocytoclastic, Cutaneous / pathology*
Vena Cava, Inferior / pathology*

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