Recurrence of esophageal cancer presents as transient ischemic attack

Zhong Xuan Ye, Chun Mei Hsueh, Hsin Bang Leu, Jaw Wen Chen

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摘要

A 43-year-old man presented with recurrent transient syncope was admitted under impression of transient ischemia attack. Six months earlier, he had been diagnosed with esophageal cancer. He underwent esophagogastrectomy and recovered uneventfully. Echocardiogram showed an ill-defined infiltrative mass over the lateral wall of the left ventricle and multiple intraventricular mural thrombi. Subsequent computed tomography scan of the chest demonstrated hypo-dense myocardium infiltration with local thickening. The appearance of the myocardium was highly characteristic of transmural cardiac metastasis. The patient received palliative therapy and died 1 month after this admission.

原文英語
頁(從 - 到)176-178
頁數3
期刊Journal of the Chinese Medical Association
74
發行號4
DOIs
出版狀態已發佈 - 四月 2011

指紋

Transient Ischemic Attack
Esophageal Neoplasms
Myocardium
Recurrence
Syncope
Palliative Care
Heart Ventricles
Thrombosis
Thorax
Ischemia
Tomography
Neoplasm Metastasis

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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Recurrence of esophageal cancer presents as transient ischemic attack. / Ye, Zhong Xuan; Hsueh, Chun Mei; Leu, Hsin Bang; Chen, Jaw Wen.

於: Journal of the Chinese Medical Association, 卷 74, 編號 4, 04.2011, p. 176-178.

研究成果: 雜誌貢獻文章

Ye, Zhong Xuan ; Hsueh, Chun Mei ; Leu, Hsin Bang ; Chen, Jaw Wen. / Recurrence of esophageal cancer presents as transient ischemic attack. 於: Journal of the Chinese Medical Association. 2011 ; 卷 74, 編號 4. 頁 176-178.
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