Cardiac Tamponade as a Manifestation of Large Cell Carcinoma of the Lung

Rosalind C Watman, Arnold Conrad, Norman Riegel, Faroque Ahmad Khan



The following illustrates a case study of a 38 year-old male with large cell carcinoma of the lung who subsequently developed cardiac tamponade. The incidence, as well as the association of large cell carcinoma and cardiac tamponade are discussed. Also, discussed are the pathophysiology, diagnosis and treatment of cardiac tamponade.



Large cell carcinoma; lung carcinoma; cardiac larnponade

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