Dyspnea, oliguria and lower extremities edema in a patient undergoing mediastinic radiotherapy for a non-resectable thymic carcinoma
Gil-Bazo I., Azcárate Agüero P., Arbea Moreno L. [SP], Moreno Jiménez M. [SP], Salgado Pascual J.E., García-Foncillas J., Martín-Algarra S.
Departamento de Oncología, Clínica Universitaria, Facultad de Medicina, Universidad de Navarra, España.
Magazine: Clinical and Translational Oncology
Date: Mar 1, 2005Cardiology Radiation Oncology Medical Oncology
In this case report we present the clinical signs and symptoms of cardiac tamponade of tumor origin.
We explain the clinical investigations for its diagnosis as well as its specific differential diagnosis in cancer patients. The different therapeutic options are also presented together with a brief summary of the thymic carcinoma.
CITATION Clin Transl Oncol. 2005 Mar;7(2):74-7
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