Whereas primary cardiac tumors are reported in only 0.17 % of pediatric patients, malignant cardiac tumors are even less common in children. This report presents a 10-year-old child with relapsed osteosarcoma manifesting as metastatic lesions to the interventricular septum.
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Atra A, Shankar AG, Padhani AR (1998) Metastatic cardiac osteosarcoma-imaging features. Br J Radiol 71(843):336–339. doi:10.1259/bjr.71.843.9616248
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Echocardiogram at diagnosis. A tumor (T) is seen within the interventricular septum in a parasternal short-axis sweep. (MPG 650 kb)
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Taqatqa, A.S., Kent, P.M. & Awad, S.M. Metastatic Osteosarcoma to the Interventricular Septum: An Unusual Presentation in a Child. Pediatr Cardiol 35, 1304–1305 (2014) doi:10.1007/s00246-014-0952-0
- Secondary cardiac tumor
- Interventricular septum