Early Recurrence of a Cardiac Malignant Fibrous Histiocytoma


Malignant fibrous histiocytoma (MFH) is a rare tumor of the heart and the patients with these tumors usually have a poor prognosis. We report a case of MFH with an origin from the left superior pulmonary vein, involving the left atrium and protruding through the mitral valve, which needed urgent surgery. Complete resection was performed but local recurrence was detected one month later.

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López, L. , Bauza, Á. , Cereijo, J. , Álvarez, J. , Názar, B. and Quiroga, J. (2013) Early Recurrence of a Cardiac Malignant Fibrous Histiocytoma. World Journal of Cardiovascular Surgery, 3, 139-142. doi: 10.4236/wjcs.2013.35028.

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