Primary pulmonary synovial sarcoma: a case report and review of current diagnostic and therapeutic standards.

@article{Dennison2004PrimaryPS,
  title={Primary pulmonary synovial sarcoma: a case report and review of current diagnostic and therapeutic standards.},
  author={Sheri K. Dennison and Eric Weppler and George N Giacoppe},
  journal={The oncologist},
  year={2004},
  volume={9 3},
  pages={339-42}
}
A 30-year-old female presented with hemoptysis, chest pain, and a rapidly enlarging pleural-based mass, and was found to have primary synovial sarcoma of the lung. Primary pulmonary sarcomas comprise <1% of all primary lung malignancies. They present clinically in young adults with cough, chest pain, shortness of breath, or hemoptysis, with a mass on x-ray and computerized tomography scan. Diagnosis is made by histology and immunohistochemistry. Histologic diagnosis has recently been… CONTINUE READING