Intimal sarcoma of the pulmonary artery with unusual findings: a case report

@article{Hoiczyk2012IntimalSO,
  title={Intimal sarcoma of the pulmonary artery with unusual findings: a case report},
  author={Mathias Hoiczyk and Konstantinos Iliodromitis and Sebastian B Bauer and Thomas Friedrich Michael Konorza and Sebastian Philipp and {\'A}gnes B{\'a}nkfalvi and Jan Mikael Gerl and Martin Schuler and R. Erbel},
  journal={Clinical Research in Cardiology},
  year={2012},
  volume={101},
  pages={397-401}
}
Intima sarcoma is a rare tumor often localized in the pulmonary artery. Previous descriptions can be found dating all the way back to 1923 [9]. This tumor’s evolvement is characterized by endoluminal growth with later vessel obstruction. This type of tumor can also originate from the heart valves and the right ventricular outflow tract. Peripheral thromboembolism is a common concomitant finding, often leading to the false diagnosis of chronic thromboembolism. The prognosis of inoperable… CONTINUE READING

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