Case Report
Volume 7 Issue 8 - 2018
Pleural Fibroma: Diagnosis and Management Two Cases Report
Ibtissam Ouldittou*, Salma Aitbatahar, Salma Amouzoune, Anass Belbachir Hanane Rais and Lamyaa Amro
Pneumology Department, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Mohammed VI, Marrakech, Morocco
*Corresponding Author: Ibtissam Ouldittou, Medicine Resident, Pneumology Department, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Mohammed VI, Marrakech, Morocco.
Received: May 16, 2018; Published: July 31, 2018
Citation: Ibtissam Ouldittou., et al. “Pleural Fibroma: Diagnosis and Management Two Cases Report”. EC Pulmonology and Respiratory Medicine 7.8 (2018): 610-619.
Solitary fibrous tumors of the pleura represent less than 5% of all the tumors of the pleura. They are from mesenchymal origins and present a diagnosis difficulty. We report the cases of two patients who presented clinically with a pleural effusion like syndrome. The chest x ray showed a large homogenous opacity of the thorax and the chest CT found a large well defined tumor. Both patients underwent a large surgical resection of the tumor with a satisfying clinical and radiological follow up.
Keywords: Pleural; Fibrous Tumor; Pathology
Copyright: © 2018 Ibtissam Ouldittou., et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.

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