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Open Medicine

formerly Central European Journal of Medicine

Editor-in-Chief: Darzynkiewicz, Zbigniew


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Volume 5, Issue 5

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Volume 10 (2015)

Cardiac metastasis of osteosarcoma

Hilal Sahin / Naim Ceylan / Selen Bayraktaroglu / Recep Savas
Published Online: 2010-08-20 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.2478/s11536-010-1018-5

Abstract

Cardiac osteosarcoma metastasis is extremely rare and is documented in several case reports in the literature. The behaviour of osteosarcoma metastases is similar to the primary tumour. Thoracic non-enhanced computed tomography (CT) examination is beneficial in the detection of calcific cardiac metastases. In this case report, we describe a 29-year-old woman with cardiac osteosarcoma metastasis after 7 years of follow-up, compare the demographic features with previous cases and discuss the imaging findings.

Keywords: Heart; Osteosarcoma; Metastasis

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Published Online: 2010-08-20

Published in Print: 2010-10-01


Citation Information: Open Medicine, Volume 5, Issue 5, Pages 551–555, ISSN (Online) 2391-5463, DOI: https://doi.org/10.2478/s11536-010-1018-5.

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