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The diagnosis of solitary fibrous tumor of pleura, albeit rare, may be suggested by clinical and radiographic findings. Since radiographic features of these tumors are nonspecific, confirmation should be performed using immunohistochemistry, as this remains the diagnostic method of choice.






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Solitary fibrous tumor of pleura: a case report and review of clinical, radiographic and histologic findings

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Abstract
We present a case of solitary fibrous tumor of pleura (SFTP) in a 63-year-old male. Clinical manifestations of this entity, including paraneoplastic syndromes, are discussed, albeit absent in our presented case. Furthermore radiographic findings and pathologic correlations are provided. SFTP remains a rare neoplasm for which radiographic features are suggestive yet nonspecific, and immunohistochemistry remains as the diagnostic method of choice.






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