Metastatic osteosarcoma to the interventricular septum: an unusual presentation in a child

Pediatr Cardiol. 2014 Oct;35(7):1304-5. doi: 10.1007/s00246-014-0952-0. Epub 2014 Jun 20.

Abstract

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.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Biopsy
  • Bone Neoplasms / diagnostic imaging
  • Bone Neoplasms / pathology*
  • Child
  • Diagnosis, Differential
  • Echocardiography
  • Fatal Outcome
  • Femur*
  • Follow-Up Studies
  • Heart Neoplasms / diagnosis
  • Heart Neoplasms / secondary*
  • Humans
  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Cine
  • Male
  • Osteosarcoma / diagnosis
  • Osteosarcoma / secondary*
  • Tomography, X-Ray Computed
  • Ventricular Septum