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Primary sarcoma of the heart causing mitral stenosis

  • Michael J. Domanski
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    From the Cardiology and Pathology Branches, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, the Radiation-Oncology Branch and Laboratory of Pathology, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, Maryland, USA

    From the Division of Cardiology, Georgetown University Hospital, Washington, D.C., USA

    From the Division of Cardiology, Mount Sinai Medical Center, Miami, Florida, USA

    From the National Institutes of Health, Building 10, Room 7B15, Bethesda, Maryland 20892 USA
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  • Thomas F. Delaney
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    From the Cardiology and Pathology Branches, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, the Radiation-Oncology Branch and Laboratory of Pathology, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, Maryland, USA

    From the Division of Cardiology, Georgetown University Hospital, Washington, D.C., USA

    From the Division of Cardiology, Mount Sinai Medical Center, Miami, Florida, USA

    From the National Institutes of Health, Building 10, Room 7B15, Bethesda, Maryland 20892 USA
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  • David E. Kleiner Jr.
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    From the Cardiology and Pathology Branches, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, the Radiation-Oncology Branch and Laboratory of Pathology, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, Maryland, USA

    From the Division of Cardiology, Georgetown University Hospital, Washington, D.C., USA

    From the Division of Cardiology, Mount Sinai Medical Center, Miami, Florida, USA

    From the National Institutes of Health, Building 10, Room 7B15, Bethesda, Maryland 20892 USA
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  • Mary Goswitz
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    From the Cardiology and Pathology Branches, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, the Radiation-Oncology Branch and Laboratory of Pathology, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, Maryland, USA

    From the Division of Cardiology, Georgetown University Hospital, Washington, D.C., USA

    From the Division of Cardiology, Mount Sinai Medical Center, Miami, Florida, USA

    From the National Institutes of Health, Building 10, Room 7B15, Bethesda, Maryland 20892 USA
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  • Arthur Agatston
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    From the Cardiology and Pathology Branches, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, the Radiation-Oncology Branch and Laboratory of Pathology, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, Maryland, USA

    From the Division of Cardiology, Georgetown University Hospital, Washington, D.C., USA

    From the Division of Cardiology, Mount Sinai Medical Center, Miami, Florida, USA

    From the National Institutes of Health, Building 10, Room 7B15, Bethesda, Maryland 20892 USA
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  • Eben Tucker
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    From the Cardiology and Pathology Branches, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, the Radiation-Oncology Branch and Laboratory of Pathology, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, Maryland, USA

    From the Division of Cardiology, Georgetown University Hospital, Washington, D.C., USA

    From the Division of Cardiology, Mount Sinai Medical Center, Miami, Florida, USA

    From the National Institutes of Health, Building 10, Room 7B15, Bethesda, Maryland 20892 USA
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  • Michael Johnson
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    From the Cardiology and Pathology Branches, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, the Radiation-Oncology Branch and Laboratory of Pathology, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, Maryland, USA

    From the Division of Cardiology, Georgetown University Hospital, Washington, D.C., USA

    From the Division of Cardiology, Mount Sinai Medical Center, Miami, Florida, USA

    From the National Institutes of Health, Building 10, Room 7B15, Bethesda, Maryland 20892 USA
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  • William C. Roberts
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    From the Cardiology and Pathology Branches, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, the Radiation-Oncology Branch and Laboratory of Pathology, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, Maryland, USA

    From the Division of Cardiology, Georgetown University Hospital, Washington, D.C., USA

    From the Division of Cardiology, Mount Sinai Medical Center, Miami, Florida, USA

    From the National Institutes of Health, Building 10, Room 7B15, Bethesda, Maryland 20892 USA
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      Abstract

      Cardiac sarcomas are rare and mitral stenosis caused by this neoplasm in the left atrium is even rarer. Such was the case, however, in the patient to be described herein.
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