Leiomyosarcoma of Inferior Vena Cava and Right Atrium with Ascites and Jaundice: A Case Report

  • Roshanak Hasheminasab Zavareh Department of Internal Medicine, Rasoul Akram General Hospital, Iran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
  • Hassan Riahi Beni Department of Cardiovascular Diseases, Rasoul Akram General Hospital, Iran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
  • Aida Iranpour Department of Internal Medicine, Rasoul Akram General Hospital, Iran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
  • Mojgan Alam Samimi Department of Hematology and Oncology, Rasoul Akram General Hospital, Iran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
  • Alireza Sadeghipour Department of Pathology, Rasoul Akram General Hospital, Iran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
  • Seyedeh Nina Alavi Niakou Department of Internal Medicine, Rasoul Akram General Hospital, Iran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
Keywords: Leiomyosarcoma, Cardiac mass, Ascites, Inferior vena cava

Abstract

Leiomyosarcoma is one of the soft tissue sarcomas that could originate from different parts of body and are mostly presented as retropritoneal mass. Leiomyosarcomas of vascular origin are particularly rare tumors occurring mainly in inferior vena cava (IVC). Here, we report the case of a 35-year-old male patient who presented with ascites and jaundice. Further evaluation revealed large hepatic and cardiac masses with extension to IVC. Since it was not possible to determine the point of origin of leiomyosarcoma, the patient received chemotherapy under diagnosis of metastatic leiomyosarcoma but unfortunately passed away.

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Published
2016-10-06
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Hasheminasab Zavareh R, Riahi Beni H, Iranpour A, Alam Samimi M, Sadeghipour A, Alavi Niakou SN. Leiomyosarcoma of Inferior Vena Cava and Right Atrium with Ascites and Jaundice: A Case Report. Int J Hematol Oncol Stem Cell Res. 10(4):232-235.
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