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Cardiac CT Appearances



Cardiac Angiosarcoma CT Findings

  • Highly aggressive tumors consisting of irregularly shaped vascular channels lined by anaplastic epithelial cells with sizable areas of necrosis and hemorrhage.
  • They are of right atrial origin in approximately 75% of cases and typically fill this chamber and then infiltrate into the pericardium, tricuspid valve, right ventricle, and right coronary artery .
  • Metastases develop in 47% to 89% of patients, most commonly to the lungs but also to the bone, colon, and brain.

Cardiac Angiosarcoma CT Findings

Related Pearls: Cardiac Tumors

Related Lectures:
CT of Cardiac Masses: Pearls and Pitfalls - Part 2
CT Detection and Evaluation of Cardiac Masses: What You Need to Know - Part 2

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