Journal of Radiology Case Reports, Vol 4, No 7 (2010)

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Solitary Fibrous Tumor Originating in the Pelvis: A Case Report

Solitary Fibrous Tumor Originating in the Pelvis: A Case Report

Justin Boe, A. Rao Chimpiri, Cheng Liu

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Abstract


A 52 year old male presented with changes in bowel movements, and a mass was detected on digital rectal exam.  Both CT and MRI revealed a large pelvic and gluteal mass filling the pelvic cavity displacing the adjacent pelvic structures.  After surgical removal, pathology revealed solitary fibrous tumor; a rare neoplasm uncommonly discovered in the thorax, and even less commonly in extrapleural locations.  We discuss in this article imaging findings and histological features of extrapleural solitary fibrous tumor.

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