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Solitary Fibrous Tumour of the Pleura: A Case Report

Keywords: Solitary fibrous tumour of the pleura is rare and slow growing tumour that is thought to originate from submesothelial connective tissue. A sixty-eight year-old man was admitted to the clinic with cough and sputum. Thorax computed tomography revealed a 9x5 cm mass in size , with adjacent pleura at the anterior site of the left upper lobe. Transthoracic needle biopsy with guidance of thorax CT revealed a solitary fibrous tumour. Total resection of the tumour was performed through left thoracotomy. The histop

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Solitary fibrous tumour of the pleura is rare and slow growing tumour that is thought to originate from submesothelial connective tissue. A sixty-eight year-old man was admitted to the clinic with cough and sputum. Thorax computed tomography revealed a 9x5 cm mass in size, with adjacent pleura at the anterior site of the left upper lobe. Transthoracic needle biopsy with guidance of thorax CT revealed a solitary fibrous tumour. Total resection of the tumour was performed through left thoracotomy. The histopathological diagnosis was solitary fibrous tumour of the pleura without any signs of malignancy. We are presenting this case because it is a rare entity.

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