Case 45-1992: A 75-Year-Old Man with Carcinoma of the Colon and a Right Ventricular Mass

J. D. Rutherford, D. C. Sgroi

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Abstract

Presentation of Case A 75-year-old man was admitted to the hospital because of a colonic carcinoma, right ventricular mass, and pleuritic chest pains. The patient was in vigorous health three months earlier, when a physical examination was normal; he continued to play tennis doubles regularly and to take part in ballroom dancing. A stool specimen gave a negative test for occult blood. One month later he had a “boring,” nonpleuritic pain in the left scapular region. His physician heard a Grade 2 apical systolic murmur for the first time; the lungs were clear. Radiographs of the chest revealed slight prominence…

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1442-1448
Number of pages7
JournalNew England Journal of Medicine
Volume327
Issue number20
DOIs
StatePublished - Nov 12 1992

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  • Medicine(all)

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