BEN R. HENINGER, M.D., F.A.C.P.
Metastatic lesions of the heart and pericardium have never attracted much attention from a clinical point of view. A thorough review of the literature reveals that only five cases of secondary tumors in the heart and pericardium have been diagnosed ante mortem. In one of the four cases which we are reporting in this paper the diagnosis was made during the life of the patient.
A white man, 42 years of age, was admitted to Charity Hospital complaining of pain and swelling of the left side of the chest. The initial symptoms were pain in the left shoulder
HENINGER BR. CLINICAL ASPECTS OF PERICARDIAL METASTASIS1. Ann Intern Med. ;7:1359–1369. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-7-11-1359
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1934;7(11):1359-1369.
Cardiology, Hematology/Oncology, Pericardial Disease.
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