Sudden death of a 14-year-old girl with lymphangiomatosis.


A 14-year-old girl presented with progressively worsening intermittent orthopnea. Imaging studies showed cardiomegaly, extensive pericardial effusion, and a mediastinal tumor. By pericardial drainage, approximately 8,000-mL fluid was collected over 10 days. Left thoracoscopic pericardial fenestration and mediastinal tumor biopsy were performed, revealing… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s11748-014-0450-6


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