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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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Review
2015
Review
2015
Background Primary cardiac leiomyosarcoma is an extremely rare entity. There is no accumulated knowledge about the clinical… 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
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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Review
1998
Review
1998
Leiomyosarcoma of the heart is an uncommon primary malignant tumor with poor postoperative survival that may be measured in… Expand
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
Highly Cited
1991
Highly Cited
1991
Two patients with primary cardiac leiomyosarcoma, one of the rarest malignant tumors of the heart, are described. The first… Expand
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
Review
1967
Review
1967
A case of primary leiomyosarcoma arising from the right ventricle is reported and the literature regarding primary malignant… Expand
1960
1960
Abstract A clinicopathologic study of a patient with metastatic leiomyosarcoma involving the heart is presented. The primary… Expand