Pulmonary Synovial Sarcoma: An Unpleasant Surprise
  • Gabriela Pereira
    Hospital Senhora da Oliveira, Guimarães, Portugal
  • Ana Pires
    Hospital Senhora da Oliveira, Guimarães, Portugal
  • Sandra Barbosa
    Hospital Senhora da Oliveira, Guimarães, Portugal
  • Jorge Cotter
    Hospital Senhora da Oliveira, Guimarães, Portugal

Keywords

Sarcoma, pleural effusion, neoplasm, monophasic

Abstract

The authors describe the case of a patient with primary monophasic pulmonary synovial sarcoma presenting as a right pleural effusion, and discuss the underlying diagnostic challenges.

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    Published: 2021-02-16
    Issue: 2021: Vol 8 No 2 (view)


    How to cite:
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    Pereira G, Pires A, Barbosa S, Cotter J. Pulmonary Synovial Sarcoma: An Unpleasant Surprise. EJCRIM 2021;8 doi:10.12890/2021_002149.