Mesothelioma - sarcomatoid

Case contributed by A.Prof Frank Gaillard




Case Discussion

Diffuse tumour proliferation involving the parietal and visceral pleura.


Sarcomatoid tumor with osteoid and calcification, differential diagnosis includes carcinosarcoma, sarcomatoid mesothelioma with osteoid formation or osteosarcoma.

The clinical and radiological impression strongly favours a mesotheliom.

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Case information

rID: 8705
Case created: 23rd Feb 2010
Last edited: 24th Nov 2015
System: Chest
Tag: pleura
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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