Annals of Vascular Surgery

, Volume 6, Issue 2, pp 164–167 | Cite as

Malignant fibrous histiocytoma of the aorta complicated by anuria

  • Juan Luis Fonseca
  • Inés Fernandez-Valderrama
  • Ricardo Gesto
  • Paloma Laguna
  • Rocio Merino
  • Julio Rodriguez
  • Guido Volo
  • Teodoro Lazaro
Case Reports


Tumors of the aorta have been reported infrequently in the literature. We report a case of a 63-year-old woman diagnosed with maligant aortic fibrous histiocytoma (also known as fibroxanthosarcoma). She was referred to us with suspected occlusion of the right renal artery in a single functioning kidney, with a clinical picture of anuria during the previous 48 hours. We also review 31 previously published cases in the literature.

Key words

Fibrous histiocytoma anuria tumor 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Juan Luis Fonseca
    • 1
  • Inés Fernandez-Valderrama
    • 1
  • Ricardo Gesto
    • 1
  • Paloma Laguna
    • 1
  • Rocio Merino
    • 1
  • Julio Rodriguez
    • 1
  • Guido Volo
    • 1
  • Teodoro Lazaro
    • 1
  1. 1.Servicio de Cirugia VascularHospital Doce de OctubreMadridSpain

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