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WHO Classification of Tumours
WHO Classification of Tumours of the Lung, Pleura, Thymus and Heart
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Travis WD, Brambilla E, Müller-Hermelink HK, Harris CC (Eds.)
World Health Organization Classification of Tumours. Pathology and Genetics of Tumours of the Lung, Pleura, Thymus and Heart.
3rd Edition
IARC Press: Lyon 2004

C38.4 - Pleura, NOS:
The number attached to each tumour is the ICD-O morphology code of the International Classification of Diseases for Oncology (ICD-O) [1] and the Systematized Nomenclature of Medicine (http://snomed.org).
/0 benign tumours
/1 unspecified, borderline or uncertain behaviour
/2 in situ carcinomas
/3 malignant tumours.

1. Fritz A, Percy C, Jack A, Shanmuragatnam K, Sobin LH, Parkin DM, Whelan S (Eds) International Classification of Diseases for Oncology. World Health Organization: Geneva 2000

Mesothelial tumors
    9050/3 Mesothelioma, malignant
        9052/3 Epithelioid mesothelioma, malignant
        9051/3 Fibrous mesothelioma, malignant
        9053/3 Mesothelioma, biphasic, malignant

    Other tmors of mesothelial origin
        9052/1 Well-differentiated papillary mesothelioma
        9054/0 Adenomatoid tumor, NOS

Lymphoproliferative disorders
    9678/3 Primary effusion lymphoma

Mesenchymal tumors
    9133/1 Epithelioid hemangioendothelioma, NOS
        9120/3 Angiosarcoma
    9040/3 Synovial sarcoma, NOS
        9041/3 Synovial sarcoma, spindle cell
        9043/3 Synovial sarcoma, biphasic
    8815/0 Solitary fibrous tumor
    8806/3 Desmoplastic small round cell tumor