Solitary Fibrous Tumor of the Pleura: A Case Report and Review of the Literature


1 Thoracic Oncology Department,

2 Chronic Respiratory Disease Research Center,

3 Department of Thoracic Surgery,

4 Department of Pathology, Molecular Pathology Section,

5 Tracheal Disease Research Center, NRITLD, Shahid Beheshti University M.C. TEHRANIRAN.


Solitary fibrous tumor of the pleura (SFTP) is a rare mesenchymal cell tumor that can be benign or malignant. The best treatment of this tumor is a complete surgical resection. We present clinical and histopathologic characteristics of the 4 patients and their outcomes. (Tanaffos 2009; 8(3): 69-76)