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The article describes a rare clinical case of primary amyloidosis with heart lesion and severe hydropericardium. The patient was early considered as manifestation of ischemic chronic heart failure. The diagnostic difficulties of this case are described.

O N Novikova


E A Rudenko

N V Alekseeva

F G Zabozlaev

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