Usefulness of transthoracic echocardiogram in management of cardiac involvement in large B-Cell lymphoma: a case report

https://doi.org/10.4081/monaldi.2014.66

Authors

  • Matteo Ruzzolini San Giovanni Calibita - Fatebenefratelli Hospital, Rome, Italy.
  • Gaetano Luca Panetta San Giovanni Calibita - Fatebenefratelli Hospital, Rome, Italy.
  • Antonietta Evangelista San Giovanni Calibita - Fatebenefratelli Hospital, Rome, Italy.
  • Carlo Peraldo Neja San Giovanni Calibita - Fatebenefratelli Hospital, Rome, Italy.
  • Paolo Azzolini | paolo.azzolini@tin.it San Giovanni Calibita - Fatebenefratelli Hospital, Rome, Italy.

Abstract

Primary lymphoma often involve the heart, especially the right side. Prompt diagnosis is necessary to start the right therapy and decrease symptoms and death risk rate. Transthoracic echocardiogram is the first line exam to perform when symptoms are suspicious of mediastinal mass.

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2015-11-24
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Keywords:
large B-cell lymphoma, transthoracic echocardiogram, pulmonary stenosis, pericardial effusion, cardiac imaging
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Ruzzolini, Matteo, Gaetano Luca Panetta, Antonietta Evangelista, Carlo Peraldo Neja, and Paolo Azzolini. 2015. “Usefulness of Transthoracic Echocardiogram in Management of Cardiac Involvement in Large B-Cell Lymphoma: A Case Report”. Monaldi Archives for Chest Disease 82 (4). https://doi.org/10.4081/monaldi.2014.66.

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