Inflammatory pseudotumor of the heart with vasculitis and venous thrombosis.

  title={Inflammatory pseudotumor of the heart with vasculitis and venous thrombosis.},
  author={Patrik Stark and Judith Sandbank and Carlos Rudnicki and Izhar Zahavi},
  volume={102 6},
Inflammatory pseudotumor (IPT) is a tumor-like reactive lesion of unknown etiology. An unusual case of intracardiac IPT with multisystemic involvement, including leukocytoclastic vasculitis, polyarthritis, and inferior vena cava thrombosis in a 17-year-old boy is reported. This unique combination may suggest that immune/autoimmune factors are important in the pathogenesis of IPT. 


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