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Primary pleural synovial sarcoma (PPSS) is a rare pleural malignancy with a grave prognosis. Most cases present as a well-circumscribed mass with foci of haemorrhage and necrosis. We present an unusual case in a Nepalese boy that presented as a multiloculated cyst mimicking hydatid disease. The diagnosis was confirmed by histology and cytogenetic analysis.

Original publication

DOI

10.1007/s00383-007-2078-4

Type

Journal article

Journal

Pediatr surg int

Publication Date

05/2008

Volume

24

Pages

597 - 599

Keywords

Adolescent, Cysts, Diagnosis, Differential, Humans, Male, Pleural Neoplasms, Sarcoma, Synovial, Thoracotomy, Tomography, X-Ray Computed