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Year : 2018  |  Volume : 9  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 138-139

Endoscopic ultrasound-guided fine needle aspiration from pericardial lesion: A case of metastatic pericardial involvement from breast malignancy

1 Institute of Digestive and Hepatoboliary Sciences, Medanta The Medicity, Gurugram, Haryana, India
2 Department of Pathology, Medanta The Medicity, Gurugram, Haryana, India

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Rajesh Puri
Medanta The Medicity, Gurugram, Haryana
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DOI: 10.4103/jde.JDE_17_18

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Tissue acquisition from mediastinum is difficult due to anatomic location and presence of vessels. Endoscopic ultrasound provides access to difficult mediastinal locations that are near esophagus. We describe a case of pericardial lesion, endoscopic ultrasound guided guided fine needle aspiration cytology was done and the lesion proved to be metastatic in nature.

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