Left ventricular non-Hodgkin lymphoma visualized on contrast echocardiography

J Clin Ultrasound. 2007 Oct;35(8):462-4. doi: 10.1002/jcu.20344.


We present a case of AIDS-related Burkitt's type cardiac lymphoma in a middle-aged woman with Epstein-Barr virus infection and profound immunodeficiency. The original features of our case include left ventricular location, female sex, and the use of contrast echocardiography to help establish the diagnosis.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Adult
  • Contrast Media / administration & dosage*
  • Diagnosis, Differential
  • Female
  • Fluorocarbons* / administration & dosage
  • Follow-Up Studies
  • Heart Neoplasms / diagnostic imaging*
  • Heart Ventricles / diagnostic imaging
  • Humans
  • Injections, Intravenous
  • Lymphoma, Non-Hodgkin / diagnostic imaging*
  • Microspheres
  • Ultrasonography


  • Contrast Media
  • Fluorocarbons
  • perflutren