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Cardiac Leiomyosarcoma

Known as: Heart Leiomyosarcoma, Leiomyosarcoma of Heart, Leiomyosarcoma of the Heart 
An aggressive malignant smooth muscle neoplasm, arising from the heart. It is characterized by a proliferation of neoplastic spindle cells.
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2007
2007
We report a case of renal cell carcinoma (RCC) with extensive oncocytoid features developing in a 12-year-old African-American… Expand
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2002
2002
Primary cardiac sarcomas are rare and typically undergo aggressive local spread. There is no reliable definitive treatment… Expand
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2000
2000
Abstract Primary cardiac leiomyosarcomas are very rare. A 19-year-old man was admitted to a local hospital with dyspnea and… Expand
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1998
1998
a Department of Family Medicine, Show Chwan Memorial Hospital, Chang Hua, Taiwan, ROC b Department of Radiology, Veterans General… Expand
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Review
1997
Review
1997
Primary cardiac sarcomas constitute a rare entity that have been uniformly associated with poor long-term survival. A case of… Expand
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1996
1996
Purpose: Primary cardiac leiomyosarcoma is a rare malignant tumor in childhood. Patients with unresectable or partially resected… Expand
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1991
Highly Cited
1991
Two patients with primary cardiac leiomyosarcoma, one of the rarest malignant tumors of the heart, are described. The first… Expand
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1987
1987
A 44-year-old woman underwent a hysterectomy for leiomyosarcoma in 1969. Cardiac invasion was detected in 1981 but the tumor was… Expand
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1986
1986
Primary leiomyosarcoma of the heart is uncommon and we were able to find only 15 cases reported in the literature. Few of these… Expand
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1960
1960
Abstract A clinicopathologic study of a patient with metastatic leiomyosarcoma involving the heart is presented. The primary… Expand
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