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Metastatic atrial tumor: case report with electrocardiographic-pathologic correlation.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  690555     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
This report describes a case in which the pre-mortem diagnosis of a right atrial metastasis from a bronchogenic carcinoma was made on the basis of distinctive PR segment (atrial repolarization) changes and atrial arrhythmias. The differential diagnosis of such PR segment deviations also includes functional changes, pericarditis, atrial infarction, and other types of atrial injury.
Authors:
A L Goldberger; M Ludwig
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, U.S. Gov't, P.H.S.    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of electrocardiology     Volume:  11     ISSN:  0022-0736     ISO Abbreviation:  J Electrocardiol     Publication Date:  1978 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1978-11-18     Completed Date:  1978-11-18     Revised Date:  2009-11-11    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0153605     Medline TA:  J Electrocardiol     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  297-300     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Atrial Fibrillation / diagnosis
Carcinoma, Bronchogenic / diagnosis*
Electrocardiography*
Female
Heart Atria / pathology
Heart Neoplasms / complications,  diagnosis*,  pathology
Humans
Lung Neoplasms / pathology
Male
Middle Aged
Neoplasm Metastasis
Sinoatrial Node / pathology

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