Primary cardiac lymphoma. a case from practice

Authors: Penyaeva E.V. 1, Petrosyan A.D. 1, Kovrigina A.M. 2

Company: 1 Bakoulev National Medical Research Center for Cardiovascular Surgery of Ministry of Health of the Russian Federation, Rublevskoe shosse, 135, Moscow, 121552, Russian Federation;
2National Reserch Center for Hematology Research Center of Ministry of Health of the Russian Federation, Novyy Zykovskiy proezd, 4а, Moscow, 125167, Russian Federation

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For citation: Penyaeva E.V., Petrosyan A.D., Kovrigina A.M. Primary cardiac lymphoma. A case from practice. Creative Cardiology (Kreativnaya Kardiologiya). 2018; 12 (1): 70–5 (in Russ.). DOI: 10.24022/ 1997-3187-2018-12-1-70-75.

Received / Accepted:  12.09.2017/19.09.2017

Keywords: primаry cardiac lymphoma diffuse large B-cell lymphoma sick sinus syndrome superior vena cava syndrome hydrothorax hydrohemopericardium

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The article presents a case with primary diffuse large B-cell lymphoma of the right atrium, flowing with the sick sinus syndrome, bilateral hydrothorax, hydrohemopericardium, superior vena cava syndrome, thrombocytopenia, in 69-year-old woman with arterial hypertension, chronic autoimmune thyroiditis, viral hepatitis C. Diagnostic and treatment possibilities of primаry cardiac lymphoma are discussed.


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About Authors

  • Penyaeva Elena Vladimirovna, Pathologist, 0001-9692-232;
  • Petrosyan Andrey Davidovich, Cardiovascular Surgeon,;
  • Kovrigina Alla Mikhaylovna, Dr Biol. Sc., Professor, Head of Department,

Chief Editor

Leo A. Bockeria, MD, PhD, DSc, Professor, Academician of Russian Academy of Sciences, President of Bakoulev National Medical Research Center for Cardiovascular Surgery