A Case report on the Diagnosis of a Rare Pleural Tumor With Endobronchial Ultrasound

Gaspard D., Rajah H., Arya R., Abou Zgheib W., Bou Jaoude Z.

 

Published online 2015 March 13,

Abstract

Convex endobronchial ultrasound (C-EBUS)–guided transbronchial needle aspiration (TBNA) is an effective tool for the diagnosis of hilar, mediastinal, and central parenchymal lung lesions. However, it has a limited utility for pleural-based masses. We report a unique case of a pleural synovial sarcoma recurrence that was diagnosed by C-EBUS.

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