Metastatic Cardiac Angiosarcoma to the Lung, Backbone, and Mind: A Case Report and Evaluate of the Literature.
World Neurosurg. 2017 Nov;107:1049.e9-1049.e12
Authors: Lin CT, Ducis Okay, Tucker S, Tranmer B
BACKGROUND: Metastatic angiosarcoma to the mind is a uncommon entity with out a longtime administration protocol.
CASE DESCRIPTION: A person with main cardiac angiosarcoma introduced with a uncommon mind metastasis. The affected person underwent profitable resection of the mind metastasis and was initiated on chemotherapy just for his systemic illness. The affected person didn’t develop native recurrence. A evaluation of main and metastatic central nervous system angiosarcoma, its pathologic options, scientific illness course, remedy methods, and genomics can be offered.
CONCLUSIONS: Angiosarcomas are uncommon tumors which can be troublesome to deal with. Gross complete resection of a central nervous system metastasis is beneficial earlier than initiation of adjuvant chemotherapy or radiation remedy. Shut follow-up continues to be required given the propensity for continued metastasis of those tumors. Future remedies could also be developed based mostly on the genomics of angiosarcomas.
PMID: 28803168 [PubMed – indexed for MEDLINE]