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Malignant fibrous histiocytoma arising from the aortic wall mimicking a pseudoaneurysm with ulceration.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  17895569     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Malignant fibrous histiocytoma of the thoracic aorta associated with ulcer-like projection has not been reported previously. The hypovascular tumor of the thoracic aorta involved the mural layer, which showed intra- and extra-mural growth patterns and no significant filling defect within the aortic lumen, and mimicked ulcer-like projection with secondary pseudoaneurysm formation. Aortic tumor, although rare, should be included among the causes of an ulcer-like projection.
Daisuke Utsunomiya; Osamu Ikeda; Ichiro Ideta; Touitsu Hirayama; Yasuyuki Yamashita; Takihiro Kamio
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Circulation journal : official journal of the Japanese Circulation Society     Volume:  71     ISSN:  1346-9843     ISO Abbreviation:  Circ. J.     Publication Date:  2007 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2007-09-26     Completed Date:  2007-12-07     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101137683     Medline TA:  Circ J     Country:  Japan    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1659-61     Citation Subset:  IM    
Diagnostic Radiology, Saiseikai Kumamoto Hospital, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kumamoto University, Kumamoto, Japan.
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MeSH Terms
Aneurysm, False / diagnosis
Aorta, Thoracic*
Aortic Aneurysm, Thoracic / diagnosis*,  pathology,  radiography
Diagnosis, Differential
Histiocytoma, Malignant Fibrous / diagnosis*,  pathology,  radiography
Middle Aged
Tomography, Spiral Computed
Ulcer / diagnosis*
Vascular Neoplasms / diagnosis*,  pathology,  radiography

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