Cardiac Metastasis: An Often Forgotten Cause of Congestive Heart Failure

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Sheila Klassen MD
Thomas D Haffner MD
Akbar A Panju MD

Abstract

A 35-year-old man, previously healthy, presented to a community hospital with a 1-month history of malaise, significant weight loss, and epigastric pain. Prior to his presentation, he had several episodes of non-bloody emesis, melena and mild exertional dyspnea. There was no significant family history of malignancy. His examination at the time of presentation was unremarkable.
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