Primary cardiac lymphoma: Utility of multimodality imaging in diagnosis and management

Anthony R. Mato, Alicia K. Morgans, Michele R. Roullet, Adam Bagg, Eli Glatstein, Harold I. Litt, Lisa H. Downs, Elise A. Chong, Erin R. Olson, Charalambos Andreadis, Stephen J. Schuster

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Primary cardiac lymphoma (PCL) is an extremely rare disease defined as a lymphoma strictly confined to the heart or pericardium without dissemination. We present the case of an 82 yr old male with newly diagnosed PCL and two years of subsequent follow up. This report highlights the utility of a multimodality imaging approach in the diagnosis and management of PCL.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1867-1870
Number of pages4
JournalCancer Biology and Therapy
Issue number12
StatePublished - Dec 2007


  • CHOP chemotherapy
  • Cardiac MRI
  • Cardiac imaging
  • Computer tomography scan
  • Extranodal lymphoma
  • Non-Hodgkin lymphoma
  • Positron emission tomography scan
  • Primary cardiac lymphoma
  • Tumor imaging

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Molecular Medicine
  • Oncology
  • Pharmacology
  • Cancer Research


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