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Pulmonary artery sarcoma: a rare disease.
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PMID:  22242047     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Pulmonary artery sarcomas (PAS) are rare and probably incurable tumours. The clinical manifestations are non-specific and very similar to that of patients with thromboembolic disease, resulting in delay of the correct diagnosis and proper treatment. We report the case of a 66-year-old woman with PAS diagnosed by computed tomography guided biopsy. Chemotherapy treatment was initiated but the patient died 11 months after diagnosis.
Authors:
Liana Sousa Coelho; Suzana Erico Tanni; Sérgio Marrone Ribeiro; Daniele Cristina Catâneo; Jacob Antônio Della Coletta; Irma de Godoy
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2010-01-13
Journal Detail:
Title:  BMJ case reports     Volume:  2010     ISSN:  1757-790X     ISO Abbreviation:  BMJ Case Rep     Publication Date:  2010  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-01-13     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101526291     Medline TA:  BMJ Case Rep     Country:  England    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
Botucatu School of Medicine, Pulmonary Division, Internal Medicine Departament, Distrito de Rubião Jr, s/n, Botucatu, 18600-000, Brazil.
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