Solitary fibrous tumor of the lung

  • Helen Stamou Kouki
  • Efstratios N. Koletsis
  • Vasiliki Zolota
  • Christos Prokakis
  • Efstratios Apostolakis
  • Dimitrios Dougenis
Case Peport

Abstract

Solitary fibrous tumors are mesenchymal entities integrated in a mixed group of hemangiopericytoma-like neoplasms. Although classically presented as a pleura-based mass, there are extrapleural sites including the lung. We present the clinical, imaging, and histological features of a solitary fibrous tumor of the lung.

Key words

Solitary fibrous tumors Lung Surgery 

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© The Japanese Association for Thoracic Surgery 2008

Authors and Affiliations

  • Helen Stamou Kouki
    • 1
  • Efstratios N. Koletsis
    • 1
  • Vasiliki Zolota
    • 2
  • Christos Prokakis
    • 1
  • Efstratios Apostolakis
    • 1
  • Dimitrios Dougenis
    • 1
  1. 1.Cardiothoracic Surgery DepartmentUniversity of PatrasPatrasGreece
  2. 2.Department of PathologyUniversity of PatrasPatrasGreece

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