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2022 Jan 28

Int J Surg Case Rep


Solitary fibrous tumor of the pineal region in the elderly: A case report.


Oketani H, Onaka S, Handa M, Oda Y, Nakamura T
Int J Surg Case Rep. 2022 Jan 28; 91:106802.
PMID: 35144139.


Solitary fibrous tumor (SFT) is a mesenchymal tumor with spindle cells that is often detected in the subcutaneous area and rarely in the central nervous system. Intracranial SFTs rarely occur in individuals older than 80 years, and there are only a few cases reports involving the pineal region.