Case Report of Pleural Lipoma: “Wait and see” or Surgery?
De Falco Alfano D, Totaro M, Giganti M.

Lipoma is a rare benign mesenchymatous neoplasm that originates from adipocytes. The most of lipomas are found within the subcutaneous areas of the body and intrathoracic localization is very rare and usually affects the lung parenchyma, the bronchial tree or the mediastinum. The pleural location is extremely rare. We present a case of pleural lipoma diagnosed with CT scan examination and discuss the utility of follow-up and surgery treatment.

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