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Antemortem diagnosis of gross cardiac metastasis in childhood leukemia: echocardiographic demonstration.
Publication types: Case Reports ; Journal ArticlePublication Status: ppublish
A 15-month-old boy developed monoblastic leukemia. Two-dimensional echocardiogram revealed two echolucent masses on the epicardial border of the right ventricle which were suspected to be leukemic infiltrates. This was confirmed at autopsy. The echocardiographic findings are discussed.
Bone Marrow/pathology, Cardiomegaly/pathology, Echocardiography, Heart Neoplasms/diagnosis, Heart Neoplasms/pathology, Heart Ventricles/pathology, Humans, Infant, Leukemia, Monocytic, Acute/diagnosis, Leukemia, Monocytic, Acute/pathology, Male, Preleukemia/diagnosis, Preleukemia/pathology
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