A Case of Stroke due to Tumor Emboli Associated with Metastatic Cardiac Liposarcoma

  • Mitomi M
  • Kimura K
  • Iguchi Y
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Abstract

Cardioembolic stroke due to tumor emboli is a rare complication of neoplasm. A patient with metastatic cardiac liposarcoma who suffered from embolic stroke is reported. Autopsy confirmed that the cardiac tumor was a metastatic liposarcoma from the retroperitoneum, and the cerebral vessel was occluded by tumor cells and fibrin clot.

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  • metastatic cardiac liposarcoma
  • tumor emboli

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Authors

  • Mutsumi Mitomi

  • Kazumi Kimura

  • Yasuyuki Iguchi

  • Akihiro Hayashida

  • Hirotake Nishimura

  • Isao Irei

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