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Right ventricular dysplasia with massive thromboemboli in tuberous sclerosis complex.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  20143058     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
A 12-year-old boy visited the emergency room for severe dyspnea. He was diagnosed with tuberous sclerosis at 5 years of age, and right ventricular dysplasia was detected at 11 years of age. Thromboemboli in right ventricle and bilateral pulmonary arteries were confirmed with two-dimensional echocardiography and computed tomography. We report the case of a patient with tuberous sclerosis who presented with huge thrombi in a dysplastic right ventricle and massive bilateral pulmonary thromboemboli without evidence of a cardiac tumor.
Authors:
Yong-Hyun Kim; Gi Young Jang; Chang Sung Son; Seong-Mi Park
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article     Date:  2010-02-09
Journal Detail:
Title:  Pediatric cardiology     Volume:  31     ISSN:  1432-1971     ISO Abbreviation:  Pediatr Cardiol     Publication Date:  2010 May 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-04-23     Completed Date:  2010-08-03     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8003849     Medline TA:  Pediatr Cardiol     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  567-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Division of Cardiology, Korea University College of Medicine, 126-1 Anamdong 5-ga, Seongbuk-gu, Seoul 136-705, Republic of Korea.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Arrhythmogenic Right Ventricular Dysplasia / diagnosis*
Child
Death, Sudden, Cardiac / etiology
Dyspnea / etiology
Echocardiography*
Fatal Outcome
Heart Atria* / pathology
Humans
Male
Pulmonary Embolism / diagnosis*
Thromboembolism / diagnosis*
Tomography, X-Ray Computed*
Tuberous Sclerosis / diagnosis*

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