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WHO Classification of Tumours
WHO Classification of Tumours of the Lung, Pleura, Thymus and Heart
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Travis WD, Brambilla E, Müller-Hermelink HK, Harris CC (Eds.)
World Health Organization Classification of Tumours. Pathology and Genetics of Tumours of the Lung, Pleura, Thymus and Heart.
3rd Edition
IARC Press: Lyon 2004

C38.0 - Heart:
The number attached to each tumour is the ICD-O morphology code of the International Classification of Diseases for Oncology (ICD-O) [1] and the Systematized Nomenclature of Medicine (http://snomed.org).
/0 benign tumours
/1 unspecified, borderline or uncertain behaviour
/2 in situ carcinomas
/3 malignant tumours.

1. Fritz A, Percy C, Jack A, Shanmuragatnam K, Sobin LH, Parkin DM, Whelan S (Eds) International Classification of Diseases for Oncology. World Health Organization: Geneva 2000

Benign tumors and tumor-like lesions
    8900/0 Rhabdomyoma, NOS
    8904/0 Adult rhabdomyoma
    8840/0 Myxoma, NOS
    9120/0 Hemangioma, NOS
    8810/0 Fibroma, NOS
    8825/1 Inflammatory myofibroblastic tumor
    8850/0 Lipoma, NOS

Malignant tumors
    9120/3 Angiosarcoma
    9133/3 Epithelioid hemangioendothelioma, malignant
    8830/3 Malignant fibrous histiocytoma
    8840/3 Myxosarcoma
    8900/3 Rhabdomyosarcoma, NOS
    8890/3 Leiomyosarcoma, NOS
    9040/3 Synovial sarcoma, NOS
    8854/3 Pleomorphic liposarcoma

Pericardial tumors
    8815/1 Solitary fibrous tumor
    9050/3 Mesothelioma, malignant