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Cardiac metastasis by breast cancer

Myocardial Disease

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Echocardiographic appearance of a cardiac metastasis infiltrating the left ventricular apex in an asymptomatic woman with breast carcinoma. The infiltrated myocardium is thickened, akinetic, with a  peculiar granular echogenicity. Electrocardiogram shows pseudo-ischemic ST-T changes on the corresponding leads.


Echocardiographic appearance

Notes to editor

Presented by Chiara Lestuzzi
Cardiology Department. CRO-Aviano, Italy
The content of this article reflects the personal opinion of the author/s and is not necessarily the official position of the European Society of Cardiology.