WILLIAM J. HICKEN, M.D.; SIDNEY SCHERLIS, M.D., F.A.C.P.
HICKEN WJ, SCHERLIS S. Angiomatosis of the Pericardium: Report of a Case and Review of the Literature. Ann Intern Med. 1963;59:236-242. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-59-2-236
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1963;59(2):236-242.
Primary tumors of the heart and its covering membranes are unusual. Hemangiomas involving these structures are exceedingly rare to the point of being pathologic curiosities. The following is a case of spontaneous hemopericardium in a patient with angiomatosis of the parietal and visceral pericardium, which, to our knowledge, is unique in medical literature.
W. J., a 36-year-old white male, was transferred to University Hospital on May 15, 1961, for recurrent hemopericardium and cardiac tamponade.
The patient had been in excellent health until 8 weeks prior to admission, when he noted the onset of progressive aching, right upper-quadrant abdominal
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