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Title: Leiomyosarcoma of the Uterus with Intravascular Tumor Extension and Pulmonary Tumor Embolism

Abstract

We report the case of a 48-year-old woman presenting with recurrent uterine leiomyosarcoma (LMS) associated with right iliac vein and inferior vena cava (IVC) invasion and left lower lobe pulmonary tumor embolus. Because the prognosis and treatment differ from that of thrombotic pulmonary emboli, the differentiating imaging characteristics of intravascular tumor embolism are reviewed. To our knowledge, only two other cases of intravenous uterine leiomyosarcomatosis have been described in the existing literature, and this is the first reported case of the entity with associated intravascular tumor embolism.

Authors:
; ;  [1];  [2]
  1. Massachusetts General Hospital, Department of Radiology (United States)
  2. Massachusetts General Hospital, Department of Pathology (United States)
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
21091057
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Resource Relation:
Journal Name: Cardiovascular and Interventional Radiology; Journal Volume: 30; Journal Issue: 1; Other Information: DOI: 10.1007/s00270-006-0118-4; Copyright (c) 2007 Springer Science+Business Media, Inc.; www.springer-ny.com; Country of input: International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
62 RADIOLOGY AND NUCLEAR MEDICINE; EMBOLI; NEOPLASMS; UTERUS; VEINS; WOMEN

Citation Formats

McDonald, Douglas K., Kalva, Sanjeeva P., E-mail: sanjeevakalva@gmail.com, Fan, C.-M., and Vasilyev, Aleksandr. Leiomyosarcoma of the Uterus with Intravascular Tumor Extension and Pulmonary Tumor Embolism. United States: N. p., 2007. Web. doi:10.1007/S00270-006-0118-4.
McDonald, Douglas K., Kalva, Sanjeeva P., E-mail: sanjeevakalva@gmail.com, Fan, C.-M., & Vasilyev, Aleksandr. Leiomyosarcoma of the Uterus with Intravascular Tumor Extension and Pulmonary Tumor Embolism. United States. doi:10.1007/S00270-006-0118-4.
McDonald, Douglas K., Kalva, Sanjeeva P., E-mail: sanjeevakalva@gmail.com, Fan, C.-M., and Vasilyev, Aleksandr. Thu . "Leiomyosarcoma of the Uterus with Intravascular Tumor Extension and Pulmonary Tumor Embolism". United States. doi:10.1007/S00270-006-0118-4.
@article{osti_21091057,
title = {Leiomyosarcoma of the Uterus with Intravascular Tumor Extension and Pulmonary Tumor Embolism},
author = {McDonald, Douglas K. and Kalva, Sanjeeva P., E-mail: sanjeevakalva@gmail.com and Fan, C.-M. and Vasilyev, Aleksandr},
abstractNote = {We report the case of a 48-year-old woman presenting with recurrent uterine leiomyosarcoma (LMS) associated with right iliac vein and inferior vena cava (IVC) invasion and left lower lobe pulmonary tumor embolus. Because the prognosis and treatment differ from that of thrombotic pulmonary emboli, the differentiating imaging characteristics of intravascular tumor embolism are reviewed. To our knowledge, only two other cases of intravenous uterine leiomyosarcomatosis have been described in the existing literature, and this is the first reported case of the entity with associated intravascular tumor embolism.},
doi = {10.1007/S00270-006-0118-4},
journal = {Cardiovascular and Interventional Radiology},
number = 1,
volume = 30,
place = {United States},
year = {Thu Feb 15 00:00:00 EST 2007},
month = {Thu Feb 15 00:00:00 EST 2007}
}