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Left Atrial Primary B Cell Lymphoma Presenting with Mitral Regurgitation.
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PMID:  22385558     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
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Abstract  Primary cardiac lymphoma (PCL) is an extremely rare diagnosis. We present a case of a 38-year-old immunocompetent female who presented with dyspnea on exertion and chest pain and the echocardiography revealed a mass in the left atrium (LA) causing moderate mitral regurgitation and mimicking a left atrial myxoma. The patient was managed with excision of the mass and mitral valve replacement followed by chemotherapy. The histopathology revealed B-cell non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL) with tumor cells showing immunoreactivity with CD20 and negative for CD45RO. (J Card Surg 2012;**:1-4).
Authors:
Akshay Sharma; Harpreet Singh Minhas; Puja Sakhuja; Deepak Kumar Satsangi
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2012-3-5
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of cardiac surgery     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1540-8191     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2012 Mar 
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Created Date:  2012-3-5     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
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Nlm Unique ID:  8908809     Medline TA:  J Card Surg     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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© 2012 Wiley Periodicals, Inc.
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Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery, GB Pant Hospital, Delhi, India Department of Pathology, GB Pant Hospital, Delhi, India.
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