SESSION TITLE: Global Case Report Poster - Miscellaneous
SESSION TYPE: Global Case Report Poster
PRESENTED ON: Tuesday, October 25, 2016 at 01:30 PM - 02:30 PM
INTRODUCTION: Primary angiosarcoma of the heart is a rare malignancy that can present in many ways. It is an important diagnosis to consider in a patients presenting with otherwise unexplained symptoms of cardiac tamponade. It is often overlooked as an initial diagnosis because of its rarity and diagnostic challenges. Here we describe a 75 year old Japanese female with recurrent hemopericardium and cardiac tamponade.