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Case 13.28 

Case 13.28
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Case 13.28
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Christine U. Lee

, and James F. Glockner

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780199915705.003.0352
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date: 21 October 2019

73-year-old man with nausea and epigastric pain; echocardiography showed a large mass in the epicardial space

Axial (Figure 13.28.1) and sagittal (Figure 13.28.2) double inversion recovery proton density-weighted FSE images reveal an infiltrative, fairly homogeneous mass involving the pericardium and right ventricular free wall and extending inferiorly to the diaphragm. Note thickening of the pericardium overlying the posterior right and left atria. The mass shows mildly increased signal intensity relative to myocardium on an axial T2-weighted triple inversion recovery FSE image (...

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