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Sarcoma of the pulmonary artery.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  3335158     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A patient is described in whom clinical presentation, V/Q scan, and pulmonary angiogram were consistent with pulmonary embolus. No improvement occurred despite therapy with heparin. When sent for surgical embolectomy, sarcoma of the pulmonary artery was diagnosed. This entity, though rare, should be considered in the differential diagnosis of pulmonary vascular disease.
R A Promisloff; S L Segal; G S Lenchner; A V Cichelli; G Wendell; G Aaronson
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Chest     Volume:  93     ISSN:  0012-3692     ISO Abbreviation:  Chest     Publication Date:  1988 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1988-02-10     Completed Date:  1988-02-10     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0231335     Medline TA:  Chest     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  207-8     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Department of Medicine, Hahnemann University Hospital, Philadelphia.
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MeSH Terms
Diagnosis, Differential
Diagnostic Errors
Leiomyosarcoma* / diagnosis,  pathology,  radiography
Middle Aged
Pulmonary Artery*
Pulmonary Embolism / diagnosis
Vascular Diseases* / diagnosis,  pathology,  radiography

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