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CASE REPORT
Year : 2020  |  Volume : 9  |  Issue : 8  |  Page : 4460-4462

Left atrial metastasis of a Wilms' tumor: A rare occurrence


1 Department of Pathology, SMS Medical College and Hospital, Jaipur, Rajasthan, India
2 Department of Cardiology, Noble Care Hospital, Sikar, Rajasthan, India

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Dr. Manish Ruhela
Department of Cardiology, Noble Care Hospital, Sikar, Rajasthan
India
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/jfmpc.jfmpc_908_20

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Isolated involvement of the left atrium by metastasis of malignant tumors is extremely rare. Here, we report a rare case of a 6-year-old male child with left atrial metastasis of Wilms' tumor detected in transthoracic 2 D echocardiography 3 years after nephrectomy. Intra atrial extension of Wilms' tumor occurs in only about 1–3% cases and its isolated metastasis to left heart in the absence of vena cava extension is extremely rare, so we present a unique case.


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