Undifferentiated pleomorphic sarcoma with focal myogenic differentiation mimicking left atrial myxoma



Left atrium, Myogenic differentiation, Myxoma, Sarcoma


Primary cardiac tumors are very rare. Cardiac sarcomas can be detected at any age, regardless of gender. At diagnosis, these are mostly symptomatic and one-third metastatic. Undifferentiated pleomorphic sarcomas account for 1.7% of all cardiac tumors, are typically localized in the left atrium, and involve the mitral valve. Here we present a case of left atrial undifferentiated pleomorphic sarcoma with myogenic differentiation that clinically and radiologically mimicked myxoma.


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Seçinti İlke E, Gürsoy D, Beyaz MO, Fansa İyad. Undifferentiated pleomorphic sarcoma with focal myogenic differentiation mimicking left atrial myxoma. J Surg Med [Internet]. 2022 Apr. 1 [cited 2024 Apr. 14];6(4):516-8. Available from: https://jsurgmed.com/article/view/992197