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A rare case of lung cancer with invasion in the heart giving rise to electrocardiographic features simulating myocardial infarction.
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PMID:  22315845     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Process    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Bronchogenic carcinoma commonly metastasises to liver, bone, brain and adrenals. Involvement of mediastinal structures like superior vena cava, recurrent laryngeal nerve, phrenic nerve, pericardium, etc, is also common. But invasion of myocardium is very rare in bronchogenic carcinoma. A rare case of lung cancer with invasion to left atrium and ST segment elevation on electrocardiogram (ECG) mimicking myocardial infarction is presented here.
Authors:
Partha Pratim Roy; Amiya Kumar Dwari; Subir Kumar Dey; Anirban Sarkar; Amitabha Bhattacharya; Ajit Kumar Saha
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of the Indian Medical Association     Volume:  109     ISSN:  0019-5847     ISO Abbreviation:  J Indian Med Assoc     Publication Date:  2011 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-02-09     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7505608     Medline TA:  J Indian Med Assoc     Country:  India    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  498-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Pulmonary Medicine, Medical College, Kolkata 700073.
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