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Case Reports in Medicine
Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 461815, 5 pages
Primary Intimal (Spindle Cell) Sarcoma of the Heart: A Case Report and Review of the Literature
1Department of Pathology, Toronto General Hospital, University Health Network, Toronto, ON, Canada M5G 2C4
2Division of Cardiology, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada M5T 2S8
3Department of Radiology, Sunnybrook Hospital and University Health Network, North York, ON, Canada M4N 3M5
4Division of Cardiac Surgery, Peter Munk Cardiac Centre, Toronto General Hospital, Toronto, ON, Canada M5G 2C4
5Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada M5S 1A8
Received 12 October 2012; Accepted 17 December 2012
Academic Editor: Jahn M. Nesland
Copyright © 2013 A. Ibrahim et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
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