Anemic Syndrome Revealing Rhabdomyosarcoma of the Right Heart: About Clinical Case with Literature Review

Authors

  • S. Bellouize Cardiac surgery department of Mohammed V military hospital of Rabat Morocco
  • N.Loudiyi Cardiac department de cardiology of Mohammed V military hospital of Rabat Morocco
  • A.Moujahid Cardiac intensive care department of Mohammed V military hospital of Rabat Morocco
  • Y.Bekkali Cardiac surgery department of Mohammed V military hospital of Rabat Morocco
  • A.Benyass Cardiac department de cardiology of Mohammed V military hospital of Rabat Morocco

Keywords:

primitives’ cardiac tumors, rhabdomyosarcoma, MRI, pulmonary metastases

Abstract

Rhabdomyosarcoma is one of the most common primary cardiac tumors in children and adolescents alongside lymphomas. The diagnosis is based on a bundle of clinical, biological and histological arguments. Cardiac imaging, dominated by MRI, plays a key role in the tissue characterization of masses Therapeutic management is based on chemotherapy and the most complete surgical resection possible. We report the case of a rhabdomyosarcoma of the right atrium with pulmonary metastases in a 16-year-old girl revealed by a severe anemic syndrome with hemoptysis.

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2022-05-22

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