Intimal Sarcoma



Intimal Sarcoma


Cyril Fisher, MD, DSc, FRCPath









This pulmonary artery sarcoma adheres to the vessel wall image and extends along a large part of its circumference. The bulk of the tumor lies within the arterial lumen image.






Intimal sarcoma often has a gelatinous appearance image reflecting marked myxoid stromal change within the tumor. Foci of hemorrhage image and necrosis image are also seen.


TERMINOLOGY


Definitions



  • Malignant neoplasm arising from intimal aspect of large blood vessels


ETIOLOGY/PATHOGENESIS


Environmental Exposure



  • Rare association with Dacron prosthetic graft

Jul 9, 2016 | Posted by in PATHOLOGY & LABORATORY MEDICINE | Comments Off on Intimal Sarcoma
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