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Case 941

Metastatic Tumor of the Heart

Author(s)
A. De Schepper Jr, L. Geerts, P. Seynaeve, L.L. Mortelmans, J. Servais
 
Patient
female, 76 year(s)
 
 
  • Published 26.02.2001
  • DOI 10.1594/EURORAD/CASE.941
  • Section Cardiovascular
  • Case Type Clinical Cases
  • Difficulty Resident
  • Views 2492
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  • Figure 1
    Chest examination

    Plain chest film, PA-view, shows an enlarged cardiac shadow.

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: Chest examination;
     
     
  • Figure 2
    Pericardial effusion
     

    Contrast enhanced CT scan: pericardial effusion with several solid masses and bilateral pleural fluid.

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: Pericardial effusion;

    Contrast enhanced CT scan: multiple nodules on the pericardial surface are seen.

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: Pericardial effusion;

    Contrast enhanced CT scan: inhomogeneous mass in the apical pericardial recess (arrow).

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: Pericardial effusion;

    Contrast enhanced CT scan: inhomogeneous, ill-defined mass anterior to and in close relation with the left atrium.

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: Pericardial effusion;
     
     
  • Figure 3
    Echocardiography

    Echocardiography confirms the pericardial effusion and the pericardial masses.

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: Echocardiography;
     
     
Plain chest film, PA-view, shows an enlarged cardiac shadow.
 
Contrast enhanced CT scan: pericardial effusion with several solid masses and bilateral pleural fluid.
 
Contrast enhanced CT scan: multiple nodules on the pericardial surface are seen.
 
Contrast enhanced CT scan: inhomogeneous mass in the apical pericardial recess (arrow).
 
Contrast enhanced CT scan: inhomogeneous, ill-defined mass anterior to and in close relation with the left atrium.
 
Echocardiography confirms the pericardial effusion and the pericardial masses.
 
 
 
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