C. J. ATTWOOD, M.D.; WILLIAM H. SARGENT, M.D.; FLETCHER TAYLOR, M.D., F.A.C.P.
The case here reported presents a most unusual radiological finding in the heart which we believe to be due to a solitary echinococcus cyst situated in the left ventricle.2
R. S., a white female of 57 years, complained of occasional attacks of palpitation and a gradually increasing sensation of "heaviness" in the left chest for four years. Her past history was not remarkable. She had never been outside the United States and since the age of five had resided in California. For the past 15 years she had had at least one pet dog which she had permitted to sleep
ATTWOOD CJ, SARGENT WH, TAYLOR F. ECHINOCOCCUS CYST OF THE HEART; REPORT OF A CASE1. Ann Intern Med. ;15:1109–1115. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-15-6-1109
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1941;15(6):1109-1115.
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