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Primary cardiac angiosarcoma with right coronary artery-to-pericardial fistula--a case report.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  10496506     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Primary cardiac sarcoma is a rare tumor that is difficult to diagnose preoperatively. Hemopericardium and coronary artery fistula are rare complications of primary cardiac sarcoma. The authors report a case of primary cardiac angiosarcoma presenting with hemopericardium, secondary to right coronary artery-to-pericardial fistula, with a review of the literature.
Authors:
C Reising; K Thieman; F Nuss; A P Latcham
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Angiology     Volume:  50     ISSN:  0003-3197     ISO Abbreviation:  Angiology     Publication Date:  1999 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1999-10-04     Completed Date:  1999-10-04     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0203706     Medline TA:  Angiology     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  777-80     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Iowa Methodist Medical Center, Department of Surgery, Des Moines, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Arteriovenous Fistula / diagnosis*,  pathology,  surgery
Cardiac Tamponade / diagnosis,  pathology,  surgery
Coronary Vessels* / pathology,  surgery
Heart Atria* / pathology,  surgery
Heart Neoplasms / diagnosis*,  pathology,  surgery
Hemangiosarcoma / diagnosis*,  pathology,  surgery
Humans
Male
Neoplasm Invasiveness
Pericardial Effusion / diagnosis,  pathology,  surgery
Pericardium* / pathology,  surgery

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