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July 1983

Pulmonary Metastatic Leiomyosarcoma Coexisting With Pulmonary Chondroma in Carney's Triad

Author Affiliations

From the Departments of Neoplastic Diseases (Drs Chahinian and Holland), Surgery/Section of General Thoracic Surgery (Drs Kirschner and Rammos), and Pathology (Dr Dikman), Mount Sinai School of Medicine, City University of New York.

Arch Intern Med. 1983;143(7):1462-1464. doi:10.1001/archinte.1983.00350070182029

• The diagnosis of Carney's triad requires the coexistence of at least two of three rare disorders, including gastric epithelioid leiomyosarcoma, pulmonary chondroma, and functioning extra-adrenal paraganglioma. Seventeen cases have been reported so far, occurring predominantly in young female patients. We report herein the 18th case of this entity and the first case, to our knowledge, where pulmonary metastases from a gastric leiomyosarcoma coexisted in a patient with benign pulmonary chondromas.

(Arch Intern Med 1983;143:1462-1464)