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Abdominal aorta and inferior vena cava thromboses in advanced stage of malignant fibrous histiocytoma.
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PMID:  16570715     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Asymptomatic simultaneous thrombosis of abdominal aorta and inferior vena cava is a rare complication in advanced malignancy. We described an incidental finding of this clinical entity in our patient who presented with advance stage of malignant fibrous hystiocytoma of soft tissue and pathological fracture. The radiological evaluation with spiral computed tomography scan of abdominal aorta and inferior vena cava are presented and the subsequent management highlighted.
W I Faisham; W Zulmi; A M Ezane; B M Biswal
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Medical journal of Malaysia     Volume:  60     ISSN:  0300-5283     ISO Abbreviation:  Med. J. Malaysia     Publication Date:  2005 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2006-03-30     Completed Date:  2006-05-22     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0361547     Medline TA:  Med J Malaysia     Country:  Malaysia    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  495-7     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Orthopaedic, School of Medical Sciences, Universiti Sains Malaysia, 16150 Kubang Kerian, Kelantan.
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MeSH Terms
Aorta, Abdominal / physiopathology*
Contrast Media
Disease Progression
Histiocytoma, Malignant Fibrous / complications*,  physiopathology
Middle Aged
Thromboembolism / etiology*,  physiopathology
Tomography, Spiral Computed
Vena Cava, Inferior / physiopathology*
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