Antemortem diagnosis of gross cardiac metastasis in childhood leukemia: Echocardiographic demonstration

Nicole Hunkeler, Charles E. Canter

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Abstract

A 15-month-old boy developed monoblastic leukemia. Two-dimensional echocardiogram revealed two echolucent masses on the epicardial border of the right ventricle which were suspected to be leukemic infiltrates. This was confirmed at autopsy. The echocardiographic findings are discussed.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)225-226
Number of pages2
JournalPediatric Cardiology
Volume11
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 1 1990

Keywords

  • Cardiac metastasis
  • Echocardiographic findings
  • Leukemia

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