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21.01.2017 | Mini Review Article | Ausgabe 1/2017

Indian Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery 1/2017

Management of solitary fibrous tumor of the pleura: a rare differential of solid lung masses

Autoren:
Dharma Ram, Ashwani Sharma, Laleng Mawia Darlong, Himanshu Shukla, Anand Nagar, Anil Kumar Sharma

Abstract

Solitary fibrous tumors of pleura are uncommon. Sometimes they pose challenge to differentiate from lung cancer. Here, we are briefly discussing about the literature review and management principles in relation to our experience. A total of three patients were presented in thoracic oncology unit of Rajiv Gandhi Cancer Institute in the last year. Correct diagnosis is the key as surgical resection is often curative and surgical resection is often possible despite huge sizes. Our aim is to highlight this uncommon entity and to gain some insight into its management.

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