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Table 1 Case reports of primary intrapericardial SFTs reported in the literature supplemented with our case report

From: Uncommon presentation of a rare tumour - incidental finding in an asymptomatic patient: case report and comprehensive review of the literature on intrapericardial solitary fibrous tumours

  Authors Year Age Sex Symptoms Origin Tumour imaging Malignancy Follow-up length (imaging modality) Immuno-histochemical marker
1 Bortolotti U et al. [6] 1992 60 M fatigue, chest discomfort, dyspnoea AAo, PT X-ray, echo, CT Benign 9 m (X-ray, echo) vimentin+
2 Seqawa D et al. [7] 1995 50 F dyspnoea, palpitation RV X-ray,
CT, MRI
NA 19 m (NA) vimentin+
3 Flemming P et al. [8] 1996 53 F NA LV NA NA died port HTX CD34 + vimentin +
4 Andreani SM et al. [9] 1998 60 M exertional dyspnoea NA X-ray, CT Benign 4 y (NA) NA
5 Corgnati G et al. [10] 2004 30 M peripheral oedema AAo, PT X-ray, echo
CT, MRI
Benign 18 m (NA) NA
6 Bothe W et al. [11] 2005 39 F palpitation RA echo Benign 12 m (echo) CD34 + vimentin +
7 Croti UA et al. [12] 2008 5 m M asymptomatic LA X-ray, echo Benign non-CV death after 6 m (NA) CD34 +
8 Zhao XG et al. [13] 2012 55 M chest distress, dyspnoea RA X-ray, CT Malignant died after surgery CD34 +
9 Taguchi S et al. [14] 2013 49 F asymptomatic LV CT, MRI Malignant NA CD34 + vimentin +
CD99 +
10 Bianchi G et al. [15] 2013 68 F dyspnoea, fatigue LV echo, CT, MRI Benign 12 m (echo) CD34 + vimentin +
Bcl2 +
11 Tamenishi A et al. [16] 2013 30 F syncope left PA X-ray, CT Benign 6y (NA) CD34 +
12 Our case 2017 37 F asymptomatic PT X-ray, echo,
CT, MRI
Benign 3y (MRI) CD34 + vimentin +
CD99 + STAT6 +
  1. M male, F female, NA no data available, AAo Ascending aorta, PT pulmonary trunk, RA right atrium, LA left atrium, LV left ventricle, PA pulmonary artery, m months, y years
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