Mesothelioma - sarcomatoid

Case contributed by Assoc Prof Frank Gaillard




Case Discussion

Diffuse tumor 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 favors a mesotheliom.

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Case information

rID: 8705
Published: 23rd Feb 2010
Last edited: 13th Aug 2019
System: Chest
Tag: pleura
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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