Solitary pulmonary nodule: pleuropulmonary synovial sarcoma.

  title={Solitary pulmonary nodule: pleuropulmonary synovial sarcoma.},
  author={Robert Ward and Ariel Birnbaum and Bassam I. Aswad and Terrance T. Healey},
  journal={Rhode Island medical journal},
  volume={97 5},
Pleuropulmonary synovial sarcoma (PPSS) is an extremely rare primary malignancy of the lung. We present a case of a middle-aged female with PPSS that was initially discovered as an incidental indeterminate nodule on chest radiograph. Following evaluation with computed tomography (CT), the patient went on to positron-emission tomography (PET)/CT for work-up of the solitary pulmonary nodule, which demonstrated mild FDG-avidity and no other evidence of FDG-avid disease. The patient then underwent… CONTINUE READING


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