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Cardiac Disorders in Leukemias and Plasma-Cell Dyscrasias

  • Ali Khojasteh

Abstract

Since its earliest description by Virchow,1 leukemic involvement of the heart has been reported increasingly. This trend is likely to represent a heightened awareness of such an entity, major advancements in diagnostic cardiology, and improved longevity of patients with acute leukemias as a result of the progress in antileukemic chemotherapy and the supportive care by blood products transfusion or antimicrobial agents with broad spectra of activities.

Keywords

Multiple Myeloma Acute Leukemia Cardiac Tamponade Epicardial Adipose Tissue Cardiac Disorder 
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