Pancreatic Gout Masquerading as Pancreatic Cancer in a Heart Transplant Candidate

Sachin Gupta, Zsuzsanna McMahan, Parag C. Patel, David W. Markham, Mark H. Drazner, Pradeep P A Mammen

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Abstract

In this report, a case is presented of a patient with advanced heart failure who had asymptomatic pancreatic gout, which masqueraded as metastatic pancreatic cancer. This unusual presentation of gout was important to recognize, as the presence of a pancreatic cancer would have precluded cardiac transplantation in an otherwise suitable candidate.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1112-1113
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of Heart and Lung Transplantation
Volume28
Issue number10
DOIs
StatePublished - Oct 1 2009

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine
  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Transplantation

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