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Inferior vena cava leiomyosarcoma confirmed by catheter suction biopsy during digital subtraction angiography.
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PMID:  25232438     Owner:  NLM     Status:  PubMed-not-MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Leiomyosarcoma of vascular origin is a rare disease and most cases arise in the inferior vena cava. Inferior vena cava leiomyosarcoma (IVCLMS) usually presents in females in their sixth decade of life. The clinical symptoms are often non-specific and the diagnosis is often delayed. Current imaging techniques can accurately differentiate inferior vena cava neoplasms from other non-neoplastic lesions. However, definitive diagnosis of IVCLMS needs histologic evidence. We report a case of IVCLMS in a 61-year old Chinese woman. This is the first IVCLMS case confirmed by catheter suction biopsy during digital subtraction angiography.
Authors:
Ning Wei; Xiang-Dong Xu; Hao Xu; Mao-Heng Zu
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2014-08-15
Journal Detail:
Title:  International journal of clinical and experimental medicine     Volume:  7     ISSN:  1940-5901     ISO Abbreviation:  Int J Clin Exp Med     Publication Date:  2014  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2014-09-18     Completed Date:  2014-09-18     Revised Date:  2014-09-20    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101471010     Medline TA:  Int J Clin Exp Med     Country:  United States    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  2365-8     Citation Subset:  -    
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