Clin Oncol | Volume 4, Issue 1 | Case Report | Open Access

Pulmonary Artery Sarcoma Intimal Mimicking Embolism Lung

Raul Fava Alencar1, Filadélfia Passos Rodrigues1, José Aurillo Rocha2*, Fábio Rocha Fernandes Távora3, Victor A. Meireles4 and Paulo Henrique da Silva Leao4

1Department of Pulmonology, Messejana Hospital, Brazil
2Department of Oncology, Clinical Pharmacology - Federal University of Ceara, Brazil
3Department of Pathology, Messejana Hospital, Brazil
4Messejana Hospital, Brazil

*Correspondance to: José Aurillo Rocha 

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The intimal sarcoma of the pulmonary artery (SIAP) is a rare tumor of mesenchymal origin that primarily affects the large glass. The first report of the disease has been described in autopsy performed by Mandelstamm in 1923. On displays are often nonspecific signs and symptoms, the materials SIAP is commonly diagnosed as TEP, but other diagnoses are recognized as arteritis and pulmonary neoplasia pulmonar.The disease has a poor prognosis even after the intervention surgery, still considered the treatment of choice of treatment, and a few months to years.


Alencar RF, Rodrigues FP, Rocha JA, Fernandes Távora FR, de A. Meireles VSM, da Silva Leao PH. Pulmonary Artery Sarcoma Intimal Mimicking Embolism Lung. Clin Oncol. 2019; 4: 1575.

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