Journal of Clinical Case Reports

ISSN: 2165-7920

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A Typical Angiosarcoma of the Posterior Mediastinum: One Case Report and Review of the Literature


Qingqiang Zhu, Jingtao Wu, Wenrong Zhu, Wenxin Chen and Shouan Wang

Angiosarcoma of the posterior mediastinum is a rare neoplasm of soft tissues and its location in the mediastinum is extremely uncommon. According to the papers of other cases reported on angiosarcoma in mediastinum, invasive biological behavior exist, such as ill-defined margin, heterogeneous density and local involvement of lung and ribs or vertebra. This case showed a well-defined, homogeneous mass. So, confusion is possible with other benign tumor in mediastinum.


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