EURORAD ESR

Case 6374

Malignant Mesothelioma of the Pleura

Author(s)
Kimia Khalatbari M.D., Peyman Varedi M.D., Shima Ghafoorian Noroozi M.D., Reza Saadat Mostafavi M.D., Ahmad Ostadali Makhmalbaf M.D.*, Ryaz Lotfi M.D.
Department of Radiology, Iran University of Medical Sciences
*Department of Pathology, Iran University of Medical Sciences
 
Patient
female, 63 year(s)
 
 
  • Figure 1
    Fig. 1: Lateral chest radiograph:

    shows the opacity as a homogenous mass in the posterior aspect of the right hemithorax that has an obtuse angle with the chest wall.

     
     
     
  • Figure 2
    Fig. 2: Axial chest CT scan:

    reveals a soft-tissue density mass on the right hemithorax without calcification, pleural thickening, and nodularity.

     
     
     
  • Figure 3
    Fig. 3: Axial chest CT scan:

    demonstrates tiny amount of pleural effusion on the right side.

     
     
     
  • Figure 4
    H&E staining of the mass lesion:

    shows the glands lined by malignant cells with pleomorphic and large nuclei and prominent nucleoli.

     
     
     
shows the opacity as a homogenous mass in the posterior aspect of the right hemithorax that has an obtuse angle with the chest wall.
 
reveals a soft-tissue density mass on the right hemithorax without calcification, pleural thickening, and nodularity.
 
demonstrates tiny amount of pleural effusion on the right side.
 
shows the glands lined by malignant cells with pleomorphic and large nuclei and prominent nucleoli.
 
 
 
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