Pleural fibroma

Case contributed by Dr Abdallah Khateeb

Presentation

Persistent cough, shortness of breath and abnormal CXR.

Patient Data

Age: 29
Gender: Female
X-ray

Large and dense right paracentral posterior mediastinal mass.

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

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.

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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