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A patient with lung squamous cell carcinoma presenting with severe cardiac dysfunction similar to dilated cardiomyopathy with left bundle branch block induced by myocardial metastasis.
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PMID:  25318802     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
A patient with severe cardiac dysfunction similar to dilated cardiomyopathy expired because of lung squamous cell carcinoma. He was admitted with respiratory failure and was diagnosed with congestive heart failure due to dilated cardiomyopathy based on the chest X-ray, electrocardiography, echocardiography, and coronary angiography. Chest computed tomography showed a mass shadow in the right lower lobe, and the patient was diagnosed with lung squamous cell carcinoma by bronchoscopy. The patient expired, and the autopsy revealed that a myocardial metastasis disrupted the cardiac-conduction system without dilated cardiomyopathy in myocytes. Left bundle branch block caused by myocardial metastasis presumably induced left cardiac dysfunction.
Authors:
Hirokazu Ogino; Naoki Nishimura; Atsushi Kitamura; Genta Ishikawa; Kohei Okafuji; Yutaka Tomishima; Torahiko Jinta; Masahiro Yamazoe; Yang Yang; Naohiko Chohnabayashi
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2014-10-15
Journal Detail:
Title:  Internal medicine (Tokyo, Japan)     Volume:  53     ISSN:  1349-7235     ISO Abbreviation:  Intern. Med.     Publication Date:  2014  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2014-10-16     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9204241     Medline TA:  Intern Med     Country:  Japan    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  2353-7     Citation Subset:  IM    
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