Primary Malignant Lymphoma of the Heart in Sudden Unexpected Death

    Volume 27, Issue 3 (July 1982)

    ISSN: 0022-1198

    CODEN: JFSOAD

    Published Online: 1 July 1982

    Page Count: 5


    Paparo, GP
    Pathologist/deputy medical examiner and pathologist/medical examiner, Office of the Medical Examiner, County of Westchester, Valhalla, NY

    Roh, LS
    Pathologist/deputy medical examiner and pathologist/medical examiner, Office of the Medical Examiner, County of Westchester, Valhalla, NY

    (Received 2 November 1981; accepted 9 December 1981)

    Abstract

    A case of sudden unexpected death resulting from asymptomatic primary malignant lymphoma of the heart in a previously healthy 64-year-old male is reported. Primary malignant tumor of the heart is extremely rare. The incidence of cardiac primary tumor ranges from 0.0017% to 0.06%. The signs and symptoms are usually those of congestive heart failure.


    Paper ID: JFS12181J

    DOI: 10.1520/JFS12181J

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    Title Primary Malignant Lymphoma of the Heart in Sudden Unexpected Death
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