Ann Clin Case Rep | Volume 5, Issue 1 | Case Report | Open Access

Cardiac Tumors are not always Myxomas

Daniel Rosas1* and Luis E Raez2

1Department of Thoracic Oncology, Memorial Cancer Institute, USA
2Department of Thoracic Oncology, Florida International University, USA

*Correspondance to: Daniel Rosas 

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Abstract

There are multiple etiologies that are responsible for an intracardiac mass, either benign or malignant, among them intracardiac abscess or a primary tumor. There is little evidence of diagnostic and treatment approaches for intracardiac masses. We report a case of a 60-year-old male diagnosed with a left tight leiomyosarcoma that developed two left cardiac metastases. The current literature of cardiac metastases are mainly case reports and case series, there is an unmet need of more research on this area to come to the best diagnostic and treatment approach for this kind of patients for a better overall outcome.

Citation:

Rosas D, Raez LE. Cardiac Tumors are not always Myxomas. Ann Clin Case Rep. 2020; 5: 1781.

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