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Vascular tumour blush of cardiac angiosarcoma on coronary angiography
  1. A K Malani,
  2. M Hindupur,
  3. C Gupta
  1. drmalani@yahoo.com

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A 27-year-old woman presented with progressive dyspnoea, orthopnoea, left-sided pleuritic chest pain (improved on upright posture), 20 mm of pulsus paradoxus, distant heart sounds, and impending pericardial tamponade (confirmed on two-dimensional echocardiogram). One litre of bloody fluid was removed by pericardiocentesis.

A two-dimensional Doppler echocardiogram and transoesophageal echocardiogram demonstrated …

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