Extraordinary Presentation of Elastofibroma Dorsi After a Thoracotomy Procedure

Ozan E., Akincioglu E., KAPLAN T., Atac G. K.

Journal of the National Medical Association, vol.110, no.5, pp.428-430, 2018 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 110 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2018
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.jnma.2017.09.005
  • Journal Name: Journal of the National Medical Association
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.428-430
  • Keywords: Elastofibroma dorsi, Posterior chest wall, Metastasis, Computed tomography, Imaging, F-18-FDG
  • Lokman Hekim University Affiliated: No


© 2017 National Medical AssociationElastofibroma dorsi is a reactive pseudotumor of connective tissue, typically located in the infrascapular region. Awareness of this benign entity is crucial for radiologists, as well as clinicians, to avoid misdiagnosis and potential patient harm. In this report, we present clinical and imaging findings of an elastofibroma dorsi after a thoracotomy procedure.