A lady with excertional dyspnoea due to cardiac metastases


Contrary to primary malignant cardiac tumors, metastatic tumors of the heart are relatively common. Cardiac metastases are usually the immediate cause of death in about one-third of such cases. They may cause cardiac failure, pericardial effusion and arrhythmia, with cardiac failure being the most common cause of death as a result of restrictive ventricular… (More)


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