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Synovial sarcoma of the heart.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  23146855     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
A young male presented with dyspnoea and was found to have a diastolic murmur at the left lower sternal edge. Transthoracic and transoesophageal echocardiograms found a large mass attached to the tricuspid valve, which was projecting into the right atrium and the right ventricle. The mass was causing significant obstruction of the right ventricular inflow. Emergency surgery had to be performed because the patient developed severe vomiting (of unknown cause) leading to haemodynamic compromise. This condition was not responding to fluid resuscitation as there was obstruction to right ventricular inflow. Intraoperatively the mass was removed and the tricuspid valve was repaired. The histological and immunohistochemical examination of the excised tissue confirmed the rare diagnosis of synovial sarcoma of the heart.Postsurgical imaging showed no metastases. The patient received postoperative radio therapy and chemotherapy. The tumour recurred after 6 months and the patient succumbed to his illness and expired.
Authors:
Sajjad Hussain; Asif Ali Khan; Qaiser Khan
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of the College of Physicians and Surgeons--Pakistan : JCPSP     Volume:  22     ISSN:  1681-7168     ISO Abbreviation:  J Coll Physicians Surg Pak     Publication Date:  2012 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-11-13     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9606447     Medline TA:  J Coll Physicians Surg Pak     Country:  Pakistan    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  723-5     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Cardiology, Armed Forces Institute of Cardiology / National Institute of Heart Diseases, Rawalpindi.
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