Primary malignant cardiac tumors

Primary malignant cardiac tumors are rare, and account for only ~25% of primary cardiac tumors, and only a small proportion of all malignant tumors which involve the heart: direct extension of adjacent tumors or metastatic deposits are far more common.

Pathology

Histologcal types include 1

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Article information

rID: 9033
System: Cardiac
Section: Gamuts
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Primary malignant cardiac tumors
  • Malignant cardiac tumors - primary
  • Malignant cardiac tumours - primary
  • Primary malignant tumors of the heart
  • Primary malignant tumours of the heart

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  • Case 1: cardiac angiosarcoma
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