Published in Women's Health Weekly, December 25th, 2008
"We report two cases in whom intravenous leiomyomatosis extended through the inferior vena cava into the right heart chambers and the pulmonary artery. Both patients underwent staged operation with excision of the cardiac and primary tumour," wrote M. Leitman and colleagues.
The researchers concluded: "The differential diagnosis of a right atrial mass in middle-aged women should include intravenous leiomyomatosis."
Leitman and colleagues published their study in European Journal of Echocardiography (A...
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