Solitary Fibrous Tumor
Solitary fibrous tumors are benign, rare growths that frequently form in the lining around the lungs, but can also occur in the head, neck and spinal cord. They are typically diagnosed from ages 40 to 50. Because they grow slowly, these tumors cause no symptoms for many years, but if large enough, may trigger pain, dilate blood vessels, and elevate skin temperature at the tumor site.
Best in Care
The AdventHealth Neuroscience Institute is a state-of-the-art facility for adults and children affected by solitary fibrous tumors. We specialize in minimally invasive treatments that identify and remove the tumors with immense accuracy. These advanced techniques pinpoint affected tissue with millimeter precision, enabling our surgeons to remove the tumor or reduce its size. Minimally invasive endoscopic approaches allow removal through the nasal cavity. Recovery is quicker, because no incision is made.