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Cardiac lymphoma following mitral valve replacement.

Authors
  • Dürrleman, Nicolas M
  • El-Hamamsy, Ismaïl
  • Demaria, Roland G
  • Carrier, Michel
  • Perrault, Louis P
  • Albat, Bernard
Type
Published Article
Journal
The Annals of Thoracic Surgery
Publisher
Elsevier
Publication Date
Mar 01, 2005
Volume
79
Issue
3
Pages
1040–1042
Identifiers
PMID: 15734436
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

A primary cardiac lymphoma was encountered in a patient with prosthetic mitral valve dysfunction. Although rare, this tumor could be related to the presence of prosthetic material and specifically that of Dacron. Primary cardiac tumors have to be considered in the differential diagnosis of prosthetic valve dysfunction.

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