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Osteogenic sarcomas mimicking left atrial myxomas: clinical and two-dimensional echocardiographic features.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  3864856     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Two patients presenting with acute pulmonary edema were found to have a left atrial cardiac osteogenic sarcoma (primary and secondary). The two-dimensional echocardiographic appearance in both cases mimicked that of atrial myxoma. However, two echocardiographic features (that is, tumor extension into pulmonary veins and origin from nonseptal atrial walls) suggested the presence of a nonmyxomatous cardiac tumor.
R J Mich; L D Gillam; A E Weyman
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Research Support, U.S. Gov't, P.H.S.    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of the American College of Cardiology     Volume:  6     ISSN:  0735-1097     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Am. Coll. Cardiol.     Publication Date:  1985 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1986-01-02     Completed Date:  1986-01-02     Revised Date:  2007-11-14    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8301365     Medline TA:  J Am Coll Cardiol     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1422-7     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
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MeSH Terms
Heart Neoplasms / diagnosis*
Middle Aged
Myxoma / diagnosis*
Osteosarcoma / diagnosis*
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