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Title: Primary Cardiac Lymphoma: Helical CT Findings and Radiopathologic Correlation

Abstract

Primary tumors of the heart are extremely rare.Clinical manifestations are nondiagnostic and the patients are often misdiagnosed. Magnetic resonance imaging and echocardiography are standard in this diagnostic workup. We report a case of a man with acromegaly, dysphagia, chest pain and weight loss. An invasive cardiac mass was diagnosed by helical-CT. Autopsy demonstrated a B-cell aggressive lymphoma.

Authors:
;  [1];  [2]; ; ;  [1];  [2];  [3];  [1]
  1. HospitalUniversitario Marques de Valdecilla, Santander, Department of Radiology (Spain)
  2. Hospital Universitario Marques de Valdecilla, Santander, Department ofPathology (Spain)
  3. Hospital Universitario Marques de Valdecilla, Santander, Department of Intensive Care Medicine (Spain)
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
21088300
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Resource Relation:
Journal Name: Cardiovascular and Interventional Radiology; Journal Volume: 27; Journal Issue: 2; Other Information: DOI: 10.1007/s00270-003-2680-3; Copyright (c) 2004 Springer-Verlag; Article Copyright (c) 2004 Springer-Verlag New York, Inc.; www.springer-ny.com; Country of input: International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
62 RADIOLOGY AND NUCLEAR MEDICINE; AUTOPSY; CHEST; COMPUTERIZED TOMOGRAPHY; HEART; LYMPHOMAS; NMR IMAGING; PATIENTS

Citation Formats

Marco de Lucas, Enrique, E-mail: radmle@humv.es, Pagola, Miguel Angel, Fernandez, Fidel, Lastra, Pedro, Delgado, M. Luisa Ruiz, Sadaba, Pablo, Pinto, Jesus, Ballesteros, Ma Angeles, and Ortiz, Antonio. Primary Cardiac Lymphoma: Helical CT Findings and Radiopathologic Correlation. United States: N. p., 2004. Web. doi:10.1007/S00270-003-2680-3.
Marco de Lucas, Enrique, E-mail: radmle@humv.es, Pagola, Miguel Angel, Fernandez, Fidel, Lastra, Pedro, Delgado, M. Luisa Ruiz, Sadaba, Pablo, Pinto, Jesus, Ballesteros, Ma Angeles, & Ortiz, Antonio. Primary Cardiac Lymphoma: Helical CT Findings and Radiopathologic Correlation. United States. doi:10.1007/S00270-003-2680-3.
Marco de Lucas, Enrique, E-mail: radmle@humv.es, Pagola, Miguel Angel, Fernandez, Fidel, Lastra, Pedro, Delgado, M. Luisa Ruiz, Sadaba, Pablo, Pinto, Jesus, Ballesteros, Ma Angeles, and Ortiz, Antonio. 2004. "Primary Cardiac Lymphoma: Helical CT Findings and Radiopathologic Correlation". United States. doi:10.1007/S00270-003-2680-3.
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title = {Primary Cardiac Lymphoma: Helical CT Findings and Radiopathologic Correlation},
author = {Marco de Lucas, Enrique, E-mail: radmle@humv.es and Pagola, Miguel Angel and Fernandez, Fidel and Lastra, Pedro and Delgado, M. Luisa Ruiz and Sadaba, Pablo and Pinto, Jesus and Ballesteros, Ma Angeles and Ortiz, Antonio},
abstractNote = {Primary tumors of the heart are extremely rare.Clinical manifestations are nondiagnostic and the patients are often misdiagnosed. Magnetic resonance imaging and echocardiography are standard in this diagnostic workup. We report a case of a man with acromegaly, dysphagia, chest pain and weight loss. An invasive cardiac mass was diagnosed by helical-CT. Autopsy demonstrated a B-cell aggressive lymphoma.},
doi = {10.1007/S00270-003-2680-3},
journal = {Cardiovascular and Interventional Radiology},
number = 2,
volume = 27,
place = {United States},
year = 2004,
month = 3
}
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