Single pleural based mass (differential)

Last revised by Mohammadtaghi Niknejad on 05 Jul 2022

The differential for a single pleural mass is essentially the same as that for multiple pleural masses with the addition of a few entities. 

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Cases and figures

  • Case 1: pleural metastasis
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  • Case 2: Ewing sarcoma / PNET
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  • Case 3: mesothelioma
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  • Case 4: empyema
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  • Case 5: pleural lipoma
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  • Case 6: pleural fibroma
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  • Case 7: malignant solitary fibrous tumor of the pleura
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