Pleural fibroma

Case contributed by Dr Abdallah Khateeb


Persistent cough, shortness of breath and abnormal CXR.

Patient Data

Age: 29
Gender: Female
Modality: X-ray

Large and dense right paracentral posterior mediastinal mass.

Tracheal deviation to the right side with mild stenosis of the right mainstem bronchus.

Modality: CT

The mass is heterogeneous, contains heavy calcifications, causes traction on the mediastinal structures which are deviated to the right side. The bone appears unremarkable.

Modality: Photo

Core cut biopsy report.

Case Discussion

Solitary fibrous tumor of the pleura.

The mass was surgically resected.

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Case Information

rID: 49019
Case created: 5th Nov 2016
Last edited: 13th Mar 2017
System: Chest
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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