Lipoma pleurico. descrizione di due casi

Translated title of the contribution: Pleural lipoma. report of two cases

Gabriella Serio, Anna Scattone, Antonio Pennella, Carmela Giardina, Tiziana Valente, Michele Loizzi

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Abstract

Intrathoracic lipomas are rare tumours, frequently asymptomatic and incidentally observed. Among them, pleural lipomas are the rarest, generally arise from the parietal pleura and most frequently are monolateral. We describe a case of bilateral pleural lipoma in a beta-thalassemic man, and a typical case with monolateral location. In both cases the tumour involved the parietal pleura.

Translated title of the contributionPleural lipoma. report of two cases
Original languageItalian
Pages (from-to)133-135
Number of pages3
JournalEuropean Journal of Oncology
Volume8
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 2003

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Oncology

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    Serio, G., Scattone, A., Pennella, A., Giardina, C., Valente, T., & Loizzi, M. (2003). Lipoma pleurico. descrizione di due casi. European Journal of Oncology, 8(2), 133-135.