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Right to left intracardiac shunt: a unique presentation of metastatic cardiac disease.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  6693657     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A 54 year old man presented with signs and symptoms of severe hypoxemia. He had a history of a nasopharyngeal epidermoid carcinoma that was thought to have been totally eradicated 2 years earlier. He was found to have a right to left interatrial shunt through a patent foramen ovale due to tricuspid valve obstruction by a solitary cardiac metastasis. No other such reported case of a metastatic cardiac lesion could be found.
P E Gallerstein; R L Belluscio; M Berger; F Onseng; R A Jurado
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of the American College of Cardiology     Volume:  3     ISSN:  0735-1097     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Am. Coll. Cardiol.     Publication Date:  1984 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1984-03-23     Completed Date:  1984-03-23     Revised Date:  2007-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8301365     Medline TA:  J Am Coll Cardiol     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  865-7     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Anoxia / etiology
Carcinoma, Squamous Cell / pathology,  secondary*,  surgery
Ductus Arteriosus, Patent / pathology
Echocardiography / methods
Heart Neoplasms / pathology,  secondary*,  surgery
Middle Aged
Nasopharyngeal Neoplasms

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