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Surgery Today

, Volume 39, Issue 4, pp 332–334 | Cite as

Mediastinal solitary fibrous tumor with right diaphragm invasion: Report of a case

  • Xingyang Xue
  • Jun Chen
  • Wei Ma
  • Daxing Zhu
  • Weiguo Zhang
  • Gang Chen
  • Sen Wei
  • Qinghua Zhou
Case Report

Abstract

Mediastinal solitary fibrous tumors (SFTs) are rarely found in adults and there are few reports describing primary mediastinal SFT invading the diaphragm. We report the case of a 47-year-old woman with a large right inferior mediastinal SFT. Magnetic resonance imaging showed the tumor invading the right lower lobe of the lung and the right hemidiaphragm, with displacement of the inferior vena cava (IVC) and right lobe of the liver. Angiogram showed IVC stenosis. To our knowledge, this is the first report of complete resection of the tumor combined with right lower lobectomy of the lung and partial resection and reconstruction of the right diaphragm with a Dacron flap.

Key words

Solitary fibrous tumor Mediastinum Partial diaphragmatic resection 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Xingyang Xue
    • 1
  • Jun Chen
    • 2
  • Wei Ma
    • 1
  • Daxing Zhu
    • 2
  • Weiguo Zhang
    • 1
  • Gang Chen
    • 2
  • Sen Wei
    • 2
  • Qinghua Zhou
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, West China HospitalSichuan UniversityChengduPR China
  2. 2.Department of Lung Cancer Surgery, Tianjin Thoracic Cancer CenterTianjin Medical University General HospitalTianjinPR China

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