ISSN : 1301-5680
e-ISSN : 2149-8156
TURKISH JOURNAL OF
THORACIC AND
CARDIOVASCULAR SURGERY
Turkish Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery     
Primary pulmonary meningioma mimicking pulmonary metastasis: A rare case report
Nesrin Gürçay1, Ayperi Öztürk2, Funda Demirağ1, Funda İncekara3
1Department of Pathology, Health Sciences University, Ankara Atatürk Chest Diseases and Thoracic Surgery Training and Research Hospital, Ankara, Turkey
2Department of Interventional Pulmonology, Health Sciences University, Ankara Atatürk Chest Diseases and Thoracic Surgery Training and Research Hospital, Ankara, Turkey
3Department of Thoracic Surgery, Health Sciences University, Ankara Atatürk Chest Diseases and Thoracic Surgery Training and Research Hospital, Ankara, Turkey
DOI : 10.5606/tgkdc.dergisi.2020.19370
Primary pulmonary meningiomas are rare and mostly benign tumors. They usually appear as a solid peripheral pulmonary nodule on chest radiography and computed tomography and are frequently diagnosed incidentally. Herein, we report a 55-year-old female case of primary pulmonary meningioma mimicking pulmonary metastasis.
Keywords : Metastasis, primary pulmonary meningioma, solitary pulmonary nodule
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