Primary cardiac myofibroblastic sarcoma, case report and review of diagnosis and treatment of cardiac tumors

Dhillon, G.; Rodríguez-Cruz, E.; Kathawala, M.; Alqassem, N.

Boletin de la Asociacion Medica de Puerto Rico 90(7-12): 130-133

1998


ISSN/ISBN: 0004-4849
PMID: 10224686
Document Number: 7414
Primary cardiac tumors are rare entities with a frequency between 0.0017% to 0.28%. We report a 53 year old male with a primary cardiac myofibroblastic sarcoma that presented with a hemorrhagic pericardial effusion. A review of the literature is presented with a brief discussion of the clinical presentation diagnosis and treatment of benign and malignant primary cardiac tumors.

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Primary cardiac myofibroblastic sarcoma, case report and review of diagnosis and treatment of cardiac tumors