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Cardiac metastasis of osteosarcoma


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Cardiac osteosarcoma metastasis is extremely rare and is documented in several case reports in the literature. The behaviour of osteosarcoma metastases is similar to the primary tumour. Thoracic non-enhanced computed tomography (CT) examination is beneficial in the detection of calcific cardiac metastases. In this case report, we describe a 29-year-old woman with cardiac osteosarcoma metastasis after 7 years of follow-up, compare the demographic features with previous cases and discuss the imaging findings.











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1 - 10 - 2010
20 - 8 - 2010


  • Faculty of Medicine, Department of Radiology, Ege University, Izmir, 35100, Turkey
  • Faculty of Medicine, Department of Radiology, Ege University, Izmir, 35100, Turkey
  • Faculty of Medicine, Department of Radiology, Ege University, Izmir, 35100, Turkey
  • Faculty of Medicine, Department of Radiology, Ege University, Izmir, 35100, Turkey


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