Spontaneous intramyocardial hematoma mimicking a cardiac tumor of the right ventricle.

@article{Cheng2004SpontaneousIH,
  title={Spontaneous intramyocardial hematoma mimicking a cardiac tumor of the right ventricle.},
  author={H Cheng and Kuo-Chun Hung and F C Lin and D. William Wu},
  journal={Journal of the American Society of Echocardiography : official publication of the American Society of Echocardiography},
  year={2004},
  volume={17 4},
  pages={394-6}
}
Intramyocardial hematoma is an uncommon entity and may occur after myocardial infarction, coronary balloon angioplasty, cardiac operation, or chest trauma. It has even been noted to occur spontaneously. This report describes a 62-year-old woman who presented with a recent exacerbation of exertional dyspnea and without a history of chest pain or trauma. Echocardiography and computerized tomography revealed a large intramyocardial hematoma of the right ventricle, masquerading as a cardiac tumor… CONTINUE READING

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