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Intracardiac metastases from neuroendocrine tumours.

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We report three cases of intra-cardiac metastases from neuroendocrine tumours of the carcinoid type. One presented in a manner identical to a left atrial myxoma; in one patient a left atrial mass was noted during investigations for weight loss and a lung mass; and in the third, two right ventricular deposits were detected on echocardiography when a patient with a disseminated GHRH-secreting tumour was investigated for dyspnoea. Although to our knowledge this is only the third report of these ...

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Jenkins, PJ More by this author
Phillips, RR More by this author
Grossman, AB More by this author
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Journal:
Clinical endocrinology
Volume:
46
Issue:
4
Pages:
517-522
Publication date:
1997-04-05
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EISSN:
1365-2265
ISSN:
0300-0664
URN:
uuid:7a965ede-5246-4525-abf0-a655848088c3
Source identifiers:
138468
Local pid:
pubs:138468

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