heart tumor

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heart tumor

A rare tumor of the heart; 1º HTs are usually benign–myxoma > rhabdomyoma > osteoclastoma; malignant HTs: angiosarcoma, rhabdomyosarcoma; 2º HTs are usually malignant and implant in the pericardium from lung or hilar lymphoma or melanoma. See Atrial myxoma.
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Amy is one of only a few patients in the UK who have undergone a minimally invasive procedure to remove a heart tumour.
A subsequent post-mortem examination revealed that the dog had suffered from a heart tumour.
An autopsy report showed she had a heart tumour and problems with electrical nerves in her heart, too.