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"Porcelain heart" cardiomyopathy secondary to hyperparathyroidism: radiographic, echocardiographic, and cardiac CT appearances.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  21030332     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Process    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
We report the radiographic, echocardiographic and cardiac CT appearances of 'porcelain heart' in an 85-year-old woman who presented with progressive heart failure. The extensive myocardial calcification was secondary to hyperparathyroidism with renal failure.
Authors:
James Freeman; Jonathan D Dodd; Carol A Ridge; Ailbhe O'Neill; Charles McCreery; Martin Quinn
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2010-09-20
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of cardiovascular computed tomography     Volume:  4     ISSN:  1876-861X     ISO Abbreviation:  J Cardiovasc Comput Tomogr     Publication Date:    2010 Nov-Dec
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-01-14     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101308347     Medline TA:  J Cardiovasc Comput Tomogr     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  402-4     Citation Subset:  IM    
Copyright Information:
© 2010 Society of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography. Published by Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.
Affiliation:
Department of Cardiology, St Vincent's University Hospital, Dublin 4, Ireland.
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