Nonbacterial thrombotic endocarditis: A rare manifestation o
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Nonbacterial thrombotic endocarditis (NBTE) is often discovered at the time of autopsy or in late-stage malignancies, limiting the information available about the clinical course of patients with this syndrome. The most common malignancies associated with NBTE are lung, pancreatic, gastric cancer and adenocarcinomas of an unknown primary site. In gynecologic malignancies, NBTE is most commonly reported in ovarian cancer.A 63-year-old menopausal woman presented with new onset of severe dyspnea on exertion and chest tightness. The electrocardiogram (EKG) revealed T-wave inversion and the cardiac troponins were elevated. She was treated for acute coronary syndrome....

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4941560/
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