Ann Clin Case Rep | Volume 4, Issue 1 | Case Report | Open Access

A Case of Primary Pulmonary Angiosarcoma with Pleural Metastasis

Muhannad Hawari* and Shamayel Mohamad

Department of Medicine, Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Center, Saudi Arabia

*Correspondance to: Muhannad Hawari 

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Angiosarcomas are a subtype of soft tissue sarcomas which are aggressive, malignant endothelialcell tumors of vascular or lymphatic origin. Even though the lung is a vascular organ; it is usually not the primary site for vascular neoplasms. The lungs are more often the site of metastasis from extrapulmonary tumors. We report a 26 year-old previously healthy gentleman who presented with chest pain. His chest images showed multiple bilateral nodules and nodularity of the left pleura. He underwent Video Assisted Thoracoscopy (VATS) and nodule biopsy which showed Angiosarcoma.


Hawari M, Mohamad S. A Case of Primary Pulmonary Angiosarcoma with Pleural Metastasis. Ann Clin Case Rep. 2019; 4: 1659.

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