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A case of cardiac sarcoidosis with left ventricular thrombus formation after administration of prednisolone

  • Toshihiko AkasakaEmail author
  • Shinobu Sugihara
  • Yoshiharu Kinugasa
  • Masahiko Kato
  • Kazuhiro Yamamoto
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Compliance with ethical standards

Conflict of interest

Toshihiko Akasaka, Shinobu Sugihara, Yoshiharu Kinugasa, Masahiko Kato, and Kazuhiro Yamamoto declare that they have no conflicts of interest.

Ethical statement

The research ethics committee of Tottori University has appropriately provided every patient with the opportunity to opt out of his/her case report. Thus, we are permitted to publish a case report without obtaining written informed consent from each patient.

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© The Japan Society of Ultrasonics in Medicine 2019

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Molecular Medicine and Therapeutics, Faculty of MedicineTottori UniversityTottoriJapan
  2. 2.Health Service CenterShimane University Matsue CampusShimaneJapan

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