Tumors of the chest wall (differentials)

Tumors of the chest wall are varied, some of which are found most often in this region. They can be divided into benign and malignant tumors and into those which arise in the ribcage and those of soft tissue density.


Benign tumors include 1,3,4:


The most common malignant lesions are metastases. Lesions include 2-4:

Article information

rID: 9180
Section: Gamuts
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Tumors of the chest wall
  • Chest wall tumours
  • Chest wall tumors

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Cases and figures

  • Case 1: ganglioneuroma
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  • Case 2: Ewing sarcoma/pPNET of chest wall
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  • Case 3: sternal osteosarcoma
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