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CASE REPORT
Year : 2011  |  Volume : 12  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 173-177

Mobile right atrial thrombus with pulmonary thromboembolism in a patient with advanced hepatocellular carcinoma and disseminated tumor thrombosis


1 Department of Cardiology, Royal Hospital, Muscat, Sultanate of Oman
2 Department of Radiology, Royal Hospital, Muscat, Sultanate of Oman
3 Department of Gastroenterology, Royal Hospital, Muscat, Sultanate of Oman

Correspondence Address:
Prashanth Panduranga
Department of Cardiology, Royal Hospital, Post Box 1331, Muscat-111
Sultanate of Oman
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DOI: 10.4103/1995-705X.90907

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We report a 61-year-old male patient who presented with one month history of exertional dyspnea, persistent dry cough, abdominal pain with distension, poor appetite, and weight loss. This case illustrates a rare presentation of hepatocellular carcinoma with mobile right atrial thrombus and pulmonary embolism along with disseminated tumor thrombosis at multiple sites. Furthermore, this case reiterates that an early detection and diagnosis may have increasing importance in the advent of new therapies for treating advanced hepatocellular carcinoma


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