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Calcifying Fibrous Tumor of Pleura
Santiago Martínez-Jiménez, MD
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KEY FACTS

  • Terminology

    • Imaging

      • Top Differential Diagnoses

        • Pathology

          • Clinical Issues

            TERMINOLOGY

            • Abbreviations

              • Calcified fibrous tumor (CFT)
            • Synonyms

              • Calcifying tumor of pleura (WHO terminology)
              • Calcifying fibrous pseudotumor
              • Fibrous tumor with psammoma bodies
                • Childhood fibrous tumor with psammoma bodies
            • Definitions

              • Extremely rare benign fibrous lesion of pleura, peritoneum, abdominal cavity, extremities, trunk; pleura is most common site

            IMAGING

            • Radiographic Findings

              • CT Findings

                • Nuclear Medicine Findings

                  DIFFERENTIAL DIAGNOSIS

                    PATHOLOGY

                    • General Features

                      • Gross Pathologic & Surgical Features

                        • Microscopic Features

                          CLINICAL ISSUES

                          • Presentation

                            • Demographics

                              • Natural History & Prognosis

                                • Treatment

                                  Selected References

                                  1. Azam F et al: Multifocal calcifying fibrous tumor at six sites in one patient: a case report. World J Surg Oncol. 12:235, 2014
                                  2. Ishida M et al: Disseminated calcifying tumor of the pleura. Pathol Int. 63(6):333-5, 2013
                                  3. Isaka M et al: Disseminated calcifying tumor of the pleura: review of the literature and a case report with immunohistochemical study of its histogenesis. Gen Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 59(8):579-82, 2011
                                  4. Zen Y et al: IgG4-related lung and pleural disease: a clinicopathologic study of 21 cases. Am J Surg Pathol. 33(12):1886-93, 2009
                                  5. Suh JH et al: Multiple calcifying fibrous pseudotumor of the pleura. J Thorac Oncol. 3(11):1356-8, 2008
                                  6. Pinkard NB et al: Calcifying fibrous pseudotumor of pleura. A report of three cases of a newly described entity involving the pleura. Am J Clin Pathol. 105(2):189-94, 1996
                                  7. Fetsch JF et al: Calcifying fibrous pseudotumor. Am J Surg Pathol. 17(5):502-8, 1993
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                                  KEY FACTS

                                  • Terminology

                                    • Imaging

                                      • Top Differential Diagnoses

                                        • Pathology

                                          • Clinical Issues

                                            TERMINOLOGY

                                            • Abbreviations

                                              • Calcified fibrous tumor (CFT)
                                            • Synonyms

                                              • Calcifying tumor of pleura (WHO terminology)
                                              • Calcifying fibrous pseudotumor
                                              • Fibrous tumor with psammoma bodies
                                                • Childhood fibrous tumor with psammoma bodies
                                            • Definitions

                                              • Extremely rare benign fibrous lesion of pleura, peritoneum, abdominal cavity, extremities, trunk; pleura is most common site

                                            IMAGING

                                            • Radiographic Findings

                                              • CT Findings

                                                • Nuclear Medicine Findings

                                                  DIFFERENTIAL DIAGNOSIS

                                                    PATHOLOGY

                                                    • General Features

                                                      • Gross Pathologic & Surgical Features

                                                        • Microscopic Features

                                                          CLINICAL ISSUES

                                                          • Presentation

                                                            • Demographics

                                                              • Natural History & Prognosis

                                                                • Treatment

                                                                  Selected References

                                                                  1. Azam F et al: Multifocal calcifying fibrous tumor at six sites in one patient: a case report. World J Surg Oncol. 12:235, 2014
                                                                  2. Ishida M et al: Disseminated calcifying tumor of the pleura. Pathol Int. 63(6):333-5, 2013
                                                                  3. Isaka M et al: Disseminated calcifying tumor of the pleura: review of the literature and a case report with immunohistochemical study of its histogenesis. Gen Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 59(8):579-82, 2011
                                                                  4. Zen Y et al: IgG4-related lung and pleural disease: a clinicopathologic study of 21 cases. Am J Surg Pathol. 33(12):1886-93, 2009
                                                                  5. Suh JH et al: Multiple calcifying fibrous pseudotumor of the pleura. J Thorac Oncol. 3(11):1356-8, 2008
                                                                  6. Pinkard NB et al: Calcifying fibrous pseudotumor of pleura. A report of three cases of a newly described entity involving the pleura. Am J Clin Pathol. 105(2):189-94, 1996
                                                                  7. Fetsch JF et al: Calcifying fibrous pseudotumor. Am J Surg Pathol. 17(5):502-8, 1993