Epithelioid hemangioendothelioma of the pleura: clinical and radiologic features.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

OBJECTIVE: The purpose of our study was to describe the clinical and radiologic features of epithelioid hemangioendothelioma of the pleura. CONCLUSION: Pleural epithelioid hemangioendothelioma is an uncommon malignancy that typically affects older men, who present with chest pain and dyspnea. This lesion manifests on chest radiographs and CT scans with unilateral pleural fluid and nodular pleural thickening and appears similar to diffuse pleural carcinomatosis or mesothelioma.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Crotty, EJ; McAdams, HP; Erasmus, JJ; Sporn, TA; Roggli, VL

Published Date

  • December 2000

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 175 / 6

Start / End Page

  • 1545 - 1549

PubMed ID

  • 11090371

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0361-803X

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.2214/ajr.175.6.1751545


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States