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Constrictive pericarditis caused by primary liposarcoma.
  1. R J Lionarons,
  2. J van Baarlen,
  3. J F Hitchcock
  1. Department of Cardiology, University Hospital, Utrecht, The Netherlands.


    A 30 year old man presented with symptoms of constrictive pericarditis. Echocardiography and computed tomography showed a mass extending from the pericardium to surround the heart and penetrating the left ventricular apex. An unresectable pleomorphic liposarcoma arising from the pericardium was found at thoracotomy.

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