Solitary Fibrous Tumor of the Pleura
Bayram Altuntaş 1, İlknur Çalık 1, Serpil Bulaç Kır 1
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1 Regional Education and Research Hospital, Erzurum,Turkey

Abstract

Solitary fibrous tumor is a rare mesenchymal malignancy that may be found in many locations other than the pleura. The majority of these tumors have benign features, but some have malignant potential. We report a histologically proven case of a solitary fibrous tumor in a 52-year-old woman that was incidentally detected by chest radiography during a routine health check. Left posterolateral thoracotomy was performed and then the mass was completely removed. His postoperative recovery was uneventful.

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Article Type: Case Report

https://doi.org/10.15197/sabad.1.11.22

Eur J Gen Med, 2014 - Volume 11 Issue Supplement 1, pp. 18-20

Publication date: 08 Jan 2014

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