Pulmonary Artery Sarcoma Masquerading as Chronic Pulmonary Thromboembolism


Coskun U., Sinan U. Y. , Calpar I., YILDIZELİ B. , Yanartas M., FİLİNTE D. , ...More

TEXAS HEART INSTITUTE JOURNAL, vol.41, no.5, pp.518-522, 2014 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 41 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2014
  • Doi Number: 10.14503/thij-13-3598
  • Title of Journal : TEXAS HEART INSTITUTE JOURNAL
  • Page Numbers: pp.518-522

Abstract

We describe the case of a 60-year-old woman who presented with pulmonary artery sarcoma, a very rare tumor of the cardiovascular system. Her tumor was initially misdiagnosed as chronic pulmonary thromboembolism, and she underwent pulmonary endarterectomy.