Solitary fibrous tumours of the pleura.

  title={Solitary fibrous tumours of the pleura.},
  author={Walid Abu Arab},
  journal={European journal of cardio-thoracic surgery : official journal of the European Association for Cardio-thoracic Surgery},
  volume={41 3},
Solitary fibrous tumours of the pleura are rare. They are mesenchymal in origin. Initially, they were described in the pleura, but lately they have been reported in many other sites. Although the majority of these tumours are benign, some of them are malignant. Their unpredictable clinical course is probably related to their histological and morphological characteristics. The benign tumours may remain unproblematic for several years before changing into a malignant form. In order to define more… CONTINUE READING


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