Leiomyosarcoma of the pulmonary vein.

  title={Leiomyosarcoma of the pulmonary vein.},
  author={Tomoko Okuno and Keiji Matsuda and Keishi Ueyama and Nobuo Oota and Yoshio Terada and Yukihiro Hohjoh and Takashi Sakurai and Toshiyuki Nakayama and Masanori Kitaichi and Hirohiko Yamabe},
  journal={Pathology international},
  volume={50 10},
A case of a 74-year-old man with leiomyosarcoma of the pulmonary vein is reported. The patient felt transient chest oppression while playing golf 1 week before he visited a clinic with a common cold. He underwent an ultrasonographic examination of the heart, which showed a mass lesion in the left atrium. The preoperative clinical diagnosis was myxoma of the left atrium. Cardiac surgery revealed the mass to be a leiomyosarcoma, probably extending from the left inferior pulmonary vein. The… CONTINUE READING