Surgical management of endobronchial solitary fibrous tumors.

  title={Surgical management of endobronchial solitary fibrous tumors.},
  author={Peter S Pak and Jane Yanagawa and Fereidoun Abtin and William Dean Wallace and E Carmack Holmes and Jay Moon Lee},
  journal={The Annals of thoracic surgery},
  volume={90 2},
Solitary fibrous tumors of the pleura are rare neoplasms with both benign and malignant behaviors that are not reliably predicted by histologic findings. We report the case of a 55-year-old woman with recurrent pneumonias whose left mainstem bronchus was occluded by a 2.1- x 1.4-cm endobronchial mass that extended extraluminally into the subcarina. The mass was tissue diagnosed to be a solitary fibrous tumor preoperatively, and was completely resected by sleeve resection of the left mainstem… CONTINUE READING