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Patients with cardiac tumors because tumor growth is with malignant disease are surviving longer as a gradual, and tumor invasion is resisted by the result of new treatment methods, and cardio- heart valves, conduction tissue, and coronary vascular abnormalities are increasingly being vasculature. recognized by utilization of both noninvasive Some of the clinical features of primary or and invasive techniques . 1). Pericardial tumors, for example, are associated with palpitations, chest pain, dyspnea, tachycardia, friction rub, pulsus paradoxus, changing electrocardiogram, and abnormal cardiac silhouette on chest roentgenograms.

Extrapericardial compression from mediastinal lymphoma (L). This examination demonstrates the difference between intrapericardial and extrapericardial lesions. The obtuse angle between the mass and the right atrium (RA) and right ventricle (RV) suggests its extrapericardiallocation. 7. Multicentric mesothelioma of the pericardium. A,B, Note the multiple varioussized nodular masses within the pericardium (arrows). Reproduced with permission, Moncada R, et al. Am Heart J 1982; 103:263-281. FIGURE B 3.

25. Myocardial abscess. Multiple abscesses are located within the ventricular myocardium. 26. Infective endocarditis. A large vegetation is attached to the mitral valve with secondary erosion and destruction of the leaflet. 1. Pathology of Cardiac Tumors 19 Blood Vessels. Springfield, Ill, Charles C differentiate fatty infiltration from a lipoma or Thomas, 1968. lipomatous hypertrophy of the atrial septum, 2. McAllister HA Jr, Fenoglio JJ: Tumors of the one must identify direct extension from the epicardiovascular system.

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