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Title: Cardiac Myeloid Sarcoma: A 1-kg Heart
Authors: Bamford, Paul ;Gardiner, Kelsey E ;William, Maged ;Parkinson, M.D.;Bailey, K.
Affliation: Central Coast Local Health District
Gosford Hospital
The University of Newcastle
Issue Date: Jun-2021
Source: 3(6)963-965
Journal title: JACC: Case Reports
Department: Cardiology
Abstract: A 53-year-old man with a background of acute myelomonocytic leukemia in remission presented with pleurisy. Repeat transthoracic echocardiography over several weeks revealed thickening left ventricular walls and decreasing systolic function. He died of decompensated heart failure due to cardiac myeloid sarcoma, with autopsy revealing an enlarged heart weighing >1 kg.
DOI: 10.1016/j.jaccas.2021.04.033
ISSN: 2666-0849
Publicaton type: Journal Article
Keywords: Cardiology
Study or Trial: Case Series and Case Reports
Appears in Collections:Cardiology

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