A rare case of cardiac tumor: Malignant fibrous histiocytoma

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Cardiac tumor, Malignant fibrous histiocytoma, Operative therapy, Chemotherapy, Recurrence

Abstract

Cardiac tumors are generally benign; however, they can rarely be malignant. Malignant fibrous histiocytoma is a type of sarcoma. Cardiac malignant fibrous histiocytomas are clinically and histologically confused with atrial myxomas. In this case report, we present a patient who was administered to the hospital with non-specific complaints, determined to have an intracardiac mass and subsequently diagnosed with malignant fibrous histiocytoma, which shortly recurred in the form of intracardiac masses after postoperative chemotherapy.

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2020-08-01

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Sarı H, Tatar S, Alsancak Y. A rare case of cardiac tumor: Malignant fibrous histiocytoma. J Surg Med [Internet]. 2020 Aug. 1 [cited 2024 Jul. 15];4(8):713-5. Available from: https://jsurgmed.com/article/view/698065