Cystic synovial sarcoma of the pleura mimicking a cystic thymoma: a case report illustrating the role of decreased INI-1 expression in differential diagnosis.


Less than 40 cases of primary pleural synovial sarcoma (SS) have been reported to date. Furthermore, only three cases of cystic SS have been documented in the English literature, including cases originating from sites other than the pleura. Herein, we present an exceedingly rare case of cystic SS originating from the mediastinal side of the visceral pleura… (More)


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