[Leiomyosarcoma of the middle mediastinum; report of a case].

Y. Shundo, T. Takahashi, T. Itaya, H. Neyatani, T. Mochizuki, H. Sugimura

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The case was 74-year-old woman. A tumor at the aortic window was found while retrieving the cause of the hoarseness, and the surgical biopsy was performed. The diagnosis of the leiomyosarcoma was obtained by pathology, and it probably originated from the middle mediastinal tissue. The radical operation was not selected, and the radiation therapy was performed. She did not suffered from symptoms associated with cardiopulmonary dysfunction, but she died of the cerebral metastasis in 5 months after the biopsy.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)603-605
Number of pages3
JournalKyobu geka. The Japanese journal of thoracic surgery
Issue number7
StatePublished - Jul 2011


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