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Table 1 Clinicopathological characteristics of 39 patients with SFTP

From: Retrospective analysis for thirty-nine patients with solitary fibrous tumor of pleura and review of the literature

  Number of patients Percentage (%)
Sex   
   Male 27 69.2
   Female 12 30.8
Age (years)   
   < 40 5 12.8
   40~60 28 71.8
   > 60 6 15.4
Clinical presentation   
   Chest symptoms 20 51.3
   Achropachy 4 10.3
   Pyrexia 3 7.7
   Pneumonia 1 2.6
   Asymptomatic 19 48.7
Location   
   Right thoracx 19 48.7
paraspinal 10 25.6
paramediastinal 5 12.8
intraparenchymal 4 10.3
   Left thoracx 20 51.3
paraspinal 12 30.8
paramediastinal 3 7.7
intraparenchymal 5 12.8
Diameter (cm)   
   < 5.0 9 23.1
   5.0~10.0 23 59.0
   > 10.0 7 17.9
Total 39 100
  1. There was significant difference in sex ratio between male and female patients, and significance can be also observed in different age group. No significant difference in the location of lesion could be observed between the right and left thoracx.