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Case 14400

Unusual CT features of primary cardiac metastatic angiosarcoma

Author(s)
Duarte, Ana Luisa; Fouassier, Sergio

Hospital do Espírito Santo de Évora, Serviço Nacional de Saúde - SNS, Imagiologia; Largo Senhor da Pobreza 7000-811 Évora, Portugal; Email:ana_luisa_duarte@hotmail.com
 
Patient
female, 20 year(s)
 
 
  • Figure 1
    Enhanced CT, sagital view, mediastinal window

    Anterior mediastinal tumour (asterisk), with irregular borders (arrows).

     
    Area of Interest: Cardiac; Cardiovascular system; Thorax; Imaging Technique: CT; Procedure: Contrast agent-intravenous; Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Metastases; Neoplasia;
     
     
  • Figure 2
    Enhanced CT, axial view, mediastinal window

    The tumour (asterisk) is in close proximity with the right atrium, as its free border cannot be depicted.

     
    Area of Interest: Cardiac; Cardiovascular system; Thorax; Imaging Technique: CT; Procedure: Contrast agent-intravenous; Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Metastases; Neoplasia;
     
     
  • Figure 3
    Enhanced CT, axial view, mediastinal window

    Mediastinal lymphadenopathies (arrows) are observed.

     
    Area of Interest: Cardiac; Cardiovascular system; Thorax; Imaging Technique: CT; Procedure: Contrast agent-intravenous; Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Metastases; Neoplasia;
     
     
  • Figure 4
    Enhanced CT, axial view, pulmonary window

    Multiple bilateral metastases (circles) are shown, many in sub-pleural topography.

     
    Area of Interest: Cardiac; Cardiovascular system; Thorax; Imaging Technique: CT; Procedure: Contrast agent-intravenous; Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Metastases; Neoplasia;
     
     
Anterior mediastinal tumour (asterisk), with irregular borders (arrows).
 
The tumour (asterisk) is in close proximity with the right atrium, as its free border cannot be depicted.
 
Mediastinal lymphadenopathies (arrows) are observed.
 
Multiple bilateral metastases (circles) are shown, many in sub-pleural topography.
 
 
 
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