Integrated therapeutic approach to giant solitary fibrous tumor of the pleura: report of a case and review of the literature

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The fibrous tumors of the pleura are rare primary tumors, accounting for 5% of malignant pleural neoplasms, which generally originate from sub-mesothelial mesenchymal tissue of the visceral pleura. These tumours generally exhibit clinical benign behavior although 12% of solitary fibrous tumors can be malignant and have worse outcomes. These tumors are… (More)
DOI: 10.1515/med-2016-0042

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@inproceedings{Perrotta2016IntegratedTA, title={Integrated therapeutic approach to giant solitary fibrous tumor of the pleura: report of a case and review of the literature}, author={F. Perrotta and Francesco Saverio Cerqua and Antonino Cammarata and Alessandro Izzo and Carlo Bergaminelli and Carlo Curcio and Carmine Guarino and Edoardo Grella and Imma Forzano and Antonio Cennamo and Domenico Tafuri and Aldo Rocca and Andrea Bianco and Gennaro Mazzarella}, booktitle={Open medicine}, year={2016} }