G. LOUIS WELLER JR., M.D., F.A.C.P.
Primary involvement of the heart in Kaposi's disease never has been reported as such, insofar as can be determined. That cases of this type have occurred, however, is evident from the study of the original tissue. This type of involvement is suggested when the histological description of a cardiac neoplasm is characterized by sarcomatous tissue infiltrated with much hemorrhage. The two cases of this type which form the basis of this report were diagnosed as Kaposi's disease at autopsy.
Both cases have presented similar, and at the same time unusual clinical pictures. The first case presented all, and the second
WELLER GL. THE CLINICAL ASPECTS OF CARDIAC INVOLVEMENT (RIGHT AURICULAR TUMOR) IN IDIOPATHIC HEMORRHAGIC SARCOMA (KAPOSI'S DISEASE)1. Ann Intern Med. ;14:314–322. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-14-2-314
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1940;14(2):314-322.
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