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Left Ventricular Thrombosis in Ulcerative Colitis.
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PMID:  20805948     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Left ventricular thrombi usually occur in the setting of an acute myocardial infarction, left ventricular aneurysm, or dilated cardiomyopathy. In the absence of ventricular wall motion abnormalities, they are rare. This report describes a patient with ulcerative colitis in whom two-dimensional echocardiography revealed a left intraventricular mass. Thrombosis in ulcerative colitis is a serious condition and can occur in a very young population. This case also shows that left ventricular thrombi can occur in the active setting of ulcerative colitis.
Tarek Saleh
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2010-7-21
Journal Detail:
Title:  Case reports in gastroenterology     Volume:  4     ISSN:  1662-0631     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2010  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-8-31     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101474819     Medline TA:  Case Rep Gastroenterol     Country:  -    
Other Details:
Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  220-223     Citation Subset:  -    
Saint Joseph Mercy Oakland, Department of Internal Medicine, Pontiac, Mich., USA.
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