Solitary fibrous tumors of the pleura: eight new cases and review of 360 cases in the literature.

@article{Briselli1981SolitaryFT,
  title={Solitary fibrous tumors of the pleura: eight new cases and review of 360 cases in the literature.},
  author={M F Briselli and Eugene Jerome Mark and G. Richard Dickersin},
  journal={Cancer},
  year={1981},
  volume={47 11},
  pages={2678-89}
}
Three-hundred-sixty cases of solitary fibrous tumor of the pleura from the literature are analyzed, and eight new cases are described. Of patients reported on prior to 1972, 72% had symptoms due to the tumor at the time of diagnosis, but only 54% of patients reported on since then were symptomatic. This probably reflects earlier diagnosis as a result of increased use of chest radiographs in asymptomatic populations. Cough, chest pain, dyspnea, and/or pulmonary osteoarthropathy are each found in… CONTINUE READING
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