Primary pulmonary artery leiomyosarcoma

Anca G. Croitoru, Michael J. Klein, Jan D. Galla, John T. Fallon

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Primary pulmonary artery sarcomas are uncommon neoplasms with up to 20% of cases being leiomyosarcomas. In many instances, the diagnosis is difficult and delayed. We report the case of a 75-year-old male who presented with symptoms suggestive of recurrent pulmonary thromboemboli, in which a primary leiomyosarcoma of the pulmonary artery was successfully removed surgically. Three years after surgery, the patient is well and with no evidence of recurrence or metastatic disease.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)166-169
Number of pages4
JournalCardiovascular Pathology
Issue number3
StatePublished - 2003


  • Leiomyosarcoma
  • Pulmonary artery
  • Thromboembolism


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