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Primary angiosarcoma of the heart detected by two-dimensional echocardiography.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  3570736     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
A 24-year-old woman with a history of syncope and recurrent hemopericardium was urgently hospitalized with signs of severe right-sided heart failure. Two-dimensional echocardiography demonstrated a largedechogenic mass that compressed the right ventricle. The patient was referred for emergency surgery. A large angiosarcoma originating in the right atrium was excised, and the patient was treated with chemotherapy. The role of echocardiography in the detection of cardiac tumors is discussed.
Authors:
H I Miller; G Keren; I Shapira; P Ghosh; B Vidne
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Israel journal of medical sciences     Volume:  22     ISSN:  0021-2180     ISO Abbreviation:  Isr. J. Med. Sci.     Publication Date:  1986 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1987-06-12     Completed Date:  1987-06-12     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0013105     Medline TA:  Isr J Med Sci     Country:  ISRAEL    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  900-2     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Echocardiography
Female
Heart Neoplasms / diagnosis*,  pathology,  surgery
Hemangiosarcoma / diagnosis*,  pathology,  surgery
Humans
Neoplasm Recurrence, Local

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