Home About us Editorial board Ahead of print Current issue Search Archives Submit article Instructions Subscribe Contacts Login 
CORRESPONDENCE
Year : 2013  |  Volume : 9  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 517-519

Primary pleural synovial sarcoma: A rare cause of hemorrhagic pleural effusion in a young adult


1 Department of Pulmonology, Fortis Hiranandani Hospital, Vashi, Navi Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
2 Department of Radiology, Fortis Hiranandani Hospital, Vashi, Navi Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
3 Department of Pathology, SRL Diagnostics, Goregaon, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
4 Department of Oncology, Fortis Hiranandani Hospital, Vashi, Navi Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

Correspondence Address:
Prashant N Chhajed
Institute of Pulmonology, Medical Research and Development, B/24, Datta Apartments, Ramkrishna Mission Marg, 15th Road, Khar (West), Mumbai, Maharashtra
India
Login to access the Email id

Source of Support: Institute of Pulmonolgy, Medical Research and Development, Mumbai, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/0973-1482.119367

Rights and Permissions

This is a case report of a young adult presenting with hemorrhagic pleural effusion. Chest CT scan showed loculated pleural effusion with pleural nodule. Whole body PET scan showed thickening of pleura with multiple enhancing pleural nodules with different metabolic activity. Pleural nodule was biopsied which on histopathology showed pleural synovial sarcoma.


[FULL TEXT] [PDF]*
Print this article     Email this article
 Next article
 Previous article
 Table of Contents

 Similar in PUBMED
   Search Pubmed for
   Search in Google Scholar for
 Related articles
 Citation Manager
 Access Statistics
 Reader Comments
 Email Alert *
 Add to My List *
 * Requires registration (Free)
 

 Article Access Statistics
    Viewed2829    
    Printed64    
    Emailed2    
    PDF Downloaded112    
    Comments [Add]    

Recommend this journal