Extrapleural solitary fibrous tumor: a report of seven cases.

@article{Fukunaga1997ExtrapleuralSF,
  title={Extrapleural solitary fibrous tumor: a report of seven cases.},
  author={Masaharu Fukunaga and Hiroshi Naganuma and Takashi Nikaido and Taishi Harada and Shinichiro Ushigome},
  journal={Modern pathology : an official journal of the United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology, Inc},
  year={1997},
  volume={10 5},
  pages={443-50}
}
Solitary fibrous tumors (SFTs) are rare, spindle-cell neoplasms generally associated with the serosal surface, especially the pleura. Histopathologic, immunohistochemical, ultrastructural, and flow cytometric analyses were performed on seven SFTs of extrapleural sites (two retroperitoneal, two soft tissue, one each peritoneal, nasal cavity, and orbit). Five patients were women, and two were men, aged from 21 to 68 years (average, 39 yr). All of the lesions presented as well-circumscribed masses… CONTINUE READING

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