solitary fibrous tumor

(redirected from benign mesothelioma)

sol·i·tar·y fi·brous tu·mor

a benign tumor of fibrous tissue that usually arises in the pleural space on other sites.
Synonym(s): benign mesothelioma
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Localized fibrous tumor of the pleura, also termed fibrous mesothelioma or benign mesothelioma, is a rare primary pleural neoplasm.
Spontaneous detachment of benign mesothelioma into the pleural space and removal during pleuroscopy.
He was referred for PET in order to evaluate the lung mass and resolve the differential diagnosis, which included organized empyema, metastasis of an unknown primary malignancy, local benign mesothelioma, subpleural lipoma, hematoma, mesothelial cyst, neural tumors including schwannoma, neurofibroma, malignant fibrous histiocytoma, and angiosarcoma.

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