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Primary Malignant Cardiac Tumors (PMCTs) Successful Resection of a Huge Liposarcoma of the Heart

  • S Zeratiyan1, M Mesbah2, MA Yousefnia3, N Jalilifar1, AJ Khamooshi3 and D Pazook1,4,*
    Department of Surgery and Cardiovascular & Thoracic surgery, Hazrat Rasol Akrm Hospital, Iran University, Iran
    Department of Cardiovascular & Thoracic anaesthesia, Hazrat Rasol Akrm Hospital, Iran University, Iran
    Shahid Rajaei Cardiovascular Surgery Center, Iran
    Department of Surgery, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Sweden


Primary cardiac tumors are rare with an incidence ranging from 0.001% to 0.03% in autopsy series. The prognosis of cardiac sarcomas remains poor because it proliferates rapidly, and distant metastases are often found at diagnosis. We present a case of liposarcoma in the atrium of the heart as case report and same time,we do a literature review about it.Case Report: We present the case of a 30-year-old female with a significant tumor of cardiac liposarcoma, with chief complaint of dyspnea, tachycardia and heart failure even angina pectoris.Conclusion: The diagnostician?s differential diagnosis must be broad when encountering common chief complaints, such as tachycardia, heart failure and angina pectoris.

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