Case 57

  • Rita Joarder
  • Neil Crundwell


A 62-year-old male non-smoker was referred to chest clinic with persistent cough and left shoulder pain, no weight loss or haemoptysis. No significant occupational history. Nothing to find on examination. A CXR (Image 1) followed by a CT (Images 2a, b) was performed.


Spindle Cell Small Lesion Large Lesion Asbestos Exposure Chest Discomfort 
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Further Reading

  1. G Cardillo et al(2009) Solitary fibrous tumours of the pleura: an analysis of 110 patients treated in a single institution. Ann Thorac Surg 88:1632–1637PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Rita Joarder
    • 1
  • Neil Crundwell
    • 1
  1. 1.Conquest HospitalEast SussexUK

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