RETRACTED: An Uncommon Case of Secondary Cardiac Lymphoma Manifested through Pre-Syncope, Syncope Episodes and Atrial Flutter
Georgia Kaiafa1*, Mattheos Bobos2, Christos Savopoulos1, Theocharis Koutsokostas3, Kostas Kouskouras4, Anna Kalogera-Fountzila4, Thomas Zaraboukas2, Ioannis Kostopoulos2, Vassilis Perifanis1, Stavros Hadjimiltiades3
1First Propedeutic Department of Internal Medicine, AHEPA University Hospital, Medical School, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece.
2Department of Pathology, Medical School, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece.
3First Department of Cardiology, AHEPA University Hospital, Medical School, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece.
4Department of Radiology, AHEPA University Hospital, Medical School, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece.
DOI: 10.4236/jct.2016.713096   PDF    HTML     1,143 Downloads   2,009 Views  


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