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Primary pulmonary artery sarcoma: intra-operative similarity to pulmonary embolus.
  1. G. A. Berg,
  2. B. N. Hamid,
  3. W. E. Kenyon,
  4. M. J. Drakeley
  1. Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Broadgreen Hospital, Liverpool, UK.


    An infarcted right lower lobe, thought to be due to a thrombotic pulmonary embolus, was resected in a 48 year old man. Subsequent examination of the lobe unexpectedly showed the infarction to be secondary to a primary sarcoma of the pulmonary artery.

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