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Cardiac Amorphous Tumour (CAT) Presenting with Thrombocytopenia.

@article{Samad2017CardiacAT,
  title={Cardiac Amorphous Tumour (CAT) Presenting with Thrombocytopenia.},
  author={Afra Samad and Arbaz Samad and Khurram Shafique},
  journal={Journal of the College of Physicians and Surgeons--Pakistan : JCPSP},
  year={2017},
  volume={27 3},
  pages={
          S51-S52
        }
}
Cardiac calcified amorphous tumour (CAT) is a rare non-neoplastic lesion with only a few cases reported in literature. We present an interesting case of CAT that was associated with unexpectedly low platelet count. A 40-year man presented with shortness of breath on exertion. Echocardiogram showed a mobile mass within the right atrium. Mass was surgically excised. His platelet count varied from 26,000/ul to 54,000/ul before surgery, which increased postoperatively. Histopathological examination… 
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