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Myxofibrosarcoma with metastasis to the lungs, pleura, and mediastinum: a case report and review of literature.
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PMID:  22328954     Owner:  NLM     Status:  PubMed-not-MEDLINE    
Myxofibrosarcoma is a common connective tissue neoplasm of malignant fibrocytes in a myxoid matrix favoring the extremities. Like many other tumors of connective tissue, soft tissue sarcoma exhibits high recurrence rates but is rarely known to metastasize. We present a patient with myxofibrosarcoma of the hand with metastases to the lungs, pleura, and mediastinum. The mediastinal metastasis presented clinically with gastrointestinal symptoms due to compression of the gastroesophageal junction. To our knowledge, this is the first report of metastatic myxofibrosarcoma of the hand and also the first report of metastatic myxofibrosarcoma to mediastinal lymph nodes at the level of the gastroesophageal junction. We also performed a comprehensive literature review of metastatic myxofibrosarcoma.
Catherine Hambleton; Salem Noureldine; Farrukh Gill; Krzysztof Moroz; Emad Kandil
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2012-01-15
Journal Detail:
Title:  International journal of clinical and experimental medicine     Volume:  5     ISSN:  1940-5901     ISO Abbreviation:  Int J Clin Exp Med     Publication Date:  2012  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-02-13     Completed Date:  2012-08-23     Revised Date:  2013-05-29    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101471010     Medline TA:  Int J Clin Exp Med     Country:  United States    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  92-5     Citation Subset:  -    
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