Posts Tagged ‘malignant tumor’

A Man with Dyspnea and Chest Pain

Posted by • March 25th, 2016

In every patient with a large pulmonary embolus, one may consider the possibility that the embolus is caused by a benign cardiac tumor, primary cardiac cancer, or a metastasis to the heart. A 29-year-old man presented with severe dyspnea and chest pain on the right side. Computed tomographic angiography revealed a filling defect in the main and… Read More…

Vaginal Bleeding

Posted by • May 10th, 2013

In the latest Case Record of the Massachusetts General Hospital, a 70-year-old woman was seen in this hospital because of vaginal bleeding. An endometrial-biopsy specimen showed a poorly differentiated malignant neoplasm that was suggestive of mixed müllerian tumor (carcinosarcoma). A diagnostic and therapeutic procedure was performed. The underlying cause of abnormal vaginal bleeding is age-dependent. Ten… Read More…