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A Case in Which Sarcoma Was Diagnosed Two Years after Stent Placement to Treat Right Iliac Vein Stenosis that Accompanied Severe Unilateral Leg Edema.
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PMID:  22892497     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
A 70-year-old man complained of right leg swelling due to right iliac vein stenosis. No mass was identified around the stenotic site, and the vessel wall had not become thickened. Self-expandable stents were positioned at the stenotic site. About two years later, chest CT revealed lung nodules. Pathology showed sarcoma. A mass that was considered to be the primary lesion was found around the stent in the right iliac vein. Although sarcoma of the iliac vein is very rare, it should be considered in the differential diagnosis of iliac vein stenosis, even if there are no suspicious findings from image studies.
Norihiko Shinozaki; Kenji Kawaguchi
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2012-08-15
Journal Detail:
Title:  Internal medicine (Tokyo, Japan)     Volume:  51     ISSN:  1349-7235     ISO Abbreviation:  Intern. Med.     Publication Date:  2012  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-08-15     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9204241     Medline TA:  Intern Med     Country:  Japan    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  2165-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Cardiology, Naganoken Koseiren Shinonoi General Hospital, Japan.
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