High-Grade Spindle Cell Sarcoma of the Heart: A Rare Cause of Mitral Valve Disease

Title

High-Grade Spindle Cell Sarcoma of the Heart: A Rare Cause of Mitral Valve Disease

Creator

Natarajan Jay P; Mahenthiran Ashorne K; Ranginani Anil K; Mahenthiran Jo

Publisher

JACC: Case Reports

Date

2019
2019-12-01

Description

A young female with pulmonary congestion suspected to be secondary to mitral valve disease with left atrial appendage thrombus was given therapy for heart failure and anticoagulation. Subsequent multimodality imaging with echocardiography and magnetic resonance imaging established an accurate but rare diagnosis of spindle cell sarcoma of the heart. (Level of Difficulty: Intermediate.)

Subject

cancer; cardiac magnetic resonance; echocardiography; Intermediate; mitral valve; thrombus; treatment

Format

Journal Article

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Rights

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Pages

675-677

Issue

4

Volume

1

ISSN

2666-0849

NEOMED College

NEOMED College of Medicine

NEOMED Department

NEOMED Student Publications; NEOMED College of Medicine Student

Update Year & Number

January 2020 Update

Citation

Natarajan Jay P; Mahenthiran Ashorne K; Ranginani Anil K; Mahenthiran Jo, “High-Grade Spindle Cell Sarcoma of the Heart: A Rare Cause of Mitral Valve Disease,” NEOMED Bibliography Database, accessed January 22, 2021, https://neomed.omeka.net/items/show/10922.

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