Pleural Solitary Fibrous Tumor

A rare neoplasm, usually benign, derived from mesenchymal fibroblasts located in the submesothelial lining of the PLEURA. It spite of its various synonyms, it has no features of mesothelial cells and is not related to malignant MESOTHELIOMA or asbestos exposure.
Also Known As:
Solitary Fibrous Tumor, Pleural; Benign Fibrous Mesothelioma; Localized Fibrous Mesothelioma; Localized Mesothelioma; Solitary Fibrous Tumor of the Pleura; Submesothelial Fibroma; Benign Fibrous Mesotheliomas; Fibroma, Submesothelial; Fibromas, Submesothelial; Fibrous Mesothelioma, Benign; Fibrous Mesothelioma, Localized; Fibrous Mesothelioma, Solitary; Fibrous Mesotheliomas; Fibrous Mesotheliomas, Benign; Fibrous Mesotheliomas, Localized; Fibrous Mesotheliomas, Solitary; Localized Fibrous Mesotheliomas; Localized Mesotheliomas; Mesothelioma, Benign Fibrous; Mesothelioma, Fibrous; Mesothelioma, Localized; Mesothelioma, Localized Fibrous; Mesothelioma, Solitary Fibrous; Mesotheliomas, Benign Fibrous; Mesotheliomas, Fibrous; Mesotheliomas, Localized; Mesotheliomas, Localized Fibrous; Mesotheliomas, Solitary Fibrous; Solitary Fibrous Mesotheliomas; Submesothelial Fibromas; Fibrous Mesothelioma; Solitary Fibrous Mesothelioma
Networked: 37 relevant articles (0 outcomes, 1 trials/studies)

Disease Context: Research Results

Related Diseases

1. Hypoglycemia (Reactive Hypoglycemia)
2. Neoplasms (Cancer)
3. Mesothelioma
4. Pleural Solitary Fibrous Tumor
5. Neoplasm Metastasis (Metastasis)


1. Kim, J M: 2 articles (04/2001 - 01/2001)
2. Amorim, Elias: 1 article (05/2015)
3. Paci, M: 1 article (03/2014)
4. Tenconi, S: 1 article (03/2014)
5. Ricchetti, T: 1 article (03/2014)
6. Filice, A: 1 article (03/2014)
7. Lococo, F: 1 article (03/2014)
8. Sgarbi, G: 1 article (03/2014)
9. Treglia, G: 1 article (03/2014)
10. Rapicetta, C: 1 article (03/2014)

Drugs and Biologics

Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to Pleural Solitary Fibrous Tumor:
1. Keratins (Keratin)IBA
2. Insulin-Like Growth Factor II (Somatomedin A)IBA
3. AsbestosIBA
4. Insulin (Novolin)FDA Link
5. Platelet-Derived Growth Factor Receptors (Platelet-Derived Growth Factor Receptor)IBA
6. VimentinIBA
7. imatinib (Gleevec)FDA Link
8. Proprotein Convertases (Pro-Opiomelanocortin Converting Enzyme)IBA
9. Fluorodeoxyglucose F18 (Fludeoxyglucose F 18)FDA Link
10. Mucin-1 (CA 15-3 Antigen)IBA

Therapies and Procedures

1. Thoracotomy
2. Thoracoscopes
3. Radiotherapy
4. Laparotomy
5. Drug Therapy (Chemotherapy)