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Publication Type
Journal Article
Author, Analytic
Gokula, R.M.; Gupta, A.K.; Shirley, Suzanne E.; Coard, Kathleen C.; Ramphal, Paul S.
Author Affiliation, Ana.
Department of Pathology
Article Title
Scleroderma with cardiac tamponade, hyperthyroidism and incidental papillary thyroid carcinoma
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Journal Title
West Indian Medical Journal
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Refereed
Date of Publication
2002
Volume ID
51
Issue ID
3
Page(s)
188-90
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Abstract
Cardiac tamponade and malignancy are associated with a poor prognosis in Progressive Systemic Sclerosis (PSS). We present the case of a 31-year-old African-Jamaican woman with PSS and a thyroid neoplasm who presented with cardiac tamponade requiring pericardiocentesis. Despite the presence of two poor prognostic markers, she has had a favourable postoperative course.....
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