What is the prevalence of cardiac sarcoma?

Updated: Jan 17, 2019
  • Author: John H Raaf, MD, PhD; Chief Editor: Eric H Yang, MD  more...
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Cardiac sarcoma occurs in less than 0.2% of decedents undergoing autopsy, both nationally and internationally. [7] Sex predilection has not been defined for cardiac sarcoma. Cardiac sarcomas can occur at any age; however, children have an increased rate of cardiac rhabdomyosarcomas.


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