Pseudotumor inflamatorio pleural múltiple.

Revista Neumosur, ISSN 0214-6266, Vol. 20, Nº. 4, 2008, pags. 211-213 01/2008;
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ABSTRACT The calcifying fibrous multiple pleural pseudotumor is a rare lesion, which has been recently incorporated into the medical literature. Is one of the benign tumours which appears in children, soft tissues and serous locations (peritoneal and pleural). The pathogenesis origin has not been clearly established yet. There are not many bibliographic references of this type in literature. Those cases already published, were discovered in young population and have good prognostic. The treatment to be selected is surgical. We here in below present the case of a 23 years old patient, which shown- in a thorax radiography taken during the study of a cronica lumbalgia after several months of evolution- a right para-vertebral tumoracion in mediastino posterior El pseudotumor inflamatorio pleural múltiple es una rara entidad, recientemente descrita en la literatura. Es uno de los tumores benignos que se manifiestan en niños, y aparecen en tejidos blandos y serosas, como pleura y peritoneo. Su patogénesis no esta bien establecida. Existen pocas referencias bibliográficas de esta entidad. Los casos publicados, se suelen diagnosticar en gente joven y tienen buen pronóstico. El tratamiento de elección es la cirugía. Presentamos un caso de un paciente de 23 años, que mostraba en una radiografía de tórax, realizada en el estudio de una lumbalgia crónica de meses de evolución, una tumoración para vertebral derecha en mediastino posterior.

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