Resected case of synovial sarcoma in the pleural cavity.

  title={Resected case of synovial sarcoma in the pleural cavity.},
  author={Takuma Tsukioka and Kiyotoshi Inoue and T Hisato Iwata and Shinjiro Mizuguchi and Ryuhei Morita and Shigefumi Suehiro},
  journal={The Japanese journal of thoracic and cardiovascular surgery : official publication of the Japanese Association for Thoracic Surgery = Nihon Kyobu Geka Gakkai zasshi},
  volume={54 6},
A 29-year-old female was admitted to our hospital complaining of severe dry cough and low-grade fever. A chest roentgenogram and a chest computed tomographic scan revealed a huge tumor and massive pleural effusion in the left pleural cavity. Pathological examination revealed spindle shaped malignant cells. SYT-SSX fusion gene transcripts were detected, so… CONTINUE READING