Primary Cardiac Lymphoma: A Case Report

Firas Ajam, Priyanka Batchu, Kyle Wiseman, Dhairya Gor, Elisabeth Mason, Abbas Alshami, Steven Douedi, Aditya Mehra, Ravneet Bajwa, Michael Levitt, David Greenberg, Muhammad Raza


Cardiac lymphoma is a rare neoplasm involving heart, pericardium or both, usually seen in immunocompromised patients. We report a 61-year-old male presenting with worsening shortness of breath and 20-pound weight loss. Investigations showed right-sided tumor with interatrial septal wall perforation and left atrial expansion. The diagnosis was confirmed with mediastinal mass biopsy. After receiving the appropriate treatment, there was a steady improvement clinically and on the transesophageal echocardiography.

J Med Cases. 2021;12(11):433-437


Cardiac lymphoma; Arrhythmias; Chemotherapy; Cardiac tumors

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