Current Thoracic Surgery 2019 , Vol 4 , Issue 3
A rare cause of chest pain: pleuropulmonary solitary fibrous tumor
Raúl Gonzalez Luna1,Gerardo Rea Mendoza1,Christian Ramirez Sanchez1
1Department of Thoracic Surgery, Organismo Público Descentralizado de Hospitales Civiles de Guadalajara, Hospital Civil Fray Antonio Alcalde, Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico DOI : 10.26663/cts.2019.00126 Viewed : 44 - Downloaded : 14 A 45-year-old female patient is referred to our service for presenting seven months with left chest pain accompanied by dyspnea. At the chest tomography, a low-density mass with the presence of multiple vascularized septa, without evidence of tumor extension, without mediastinum nodes growth, neither metastatic lesions. The patient was operated with posterolateral thoracotomy. In the exploration, a 10x8x6 cm spherical mass was found which was solid, mobile, with pulmonary apical parenchyma peduncle, and it was totally excised. The postoperative pathology of the patient was reported as a pleuropulmonary solitary fibrous tumor. The management of this case took guidance from the Perrot’s recommendations, surgical resection is the mainstay treatment. Keywords : pleuropulmonary solitary fibrous tumor, solitary fibrous tumor of the pleura, surgical resection, stratification models