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Rare case of cardiac angiosarcoma and alveolar hemorrhage in an adolescent patient initially suspected COVID19 infection: A case report and literature review.

Primary cardiac tumors are a rarity, and sarcomas emerge as the prevailing form of primary malignant cardiac tumors across age groups, encompassing both children and adults. Within this category, angiosarcoma stands out, constituting around 31% of all primary malignant cardiac tumors. Primary cardiac angiosarcoma displays a notably aggressive nature, characterized by early systemic metastasis, and is accompanied by a generally unfavorable prognosis. We describe a case concerning a previously healthy teenage girl who displayed persistent constitutional symptoms and hemoptysis for 15 days. Subsequent investigation uncovered alveolar hemorrhage, ultimately linked to a cardiac angiosarcoma. The difficulty in this instance arose from the vague nature of the initial symptoms, posing a challenge to promptly and accurately diagnose the condition. This case highlights the aggressive nature of primary cardiac angiosarcoma. The vague initial symptoms underscore the need for early detection and optimized treatment to improve the generally unfavorable prognosis associated with this condition. Increased awareness and a multidisciplinary approach are crucial in addressing the diagnostic and therapeutic challenges posed by primary cardiac angiosarcoma.

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