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Table 1 WHO histological classification of tumours of the pleura, according to the ICD-O

From: Imaging characteristics of pleural tumours

MESOTHELIAL TUMOURS LYMPHOPROLIFERATIVE DISORDERS MESENCHYMAL TUMOURS
1- Diffuse malignant mesothelioma (MM)
 • Epithelioid mesothelioma
 • Sarcomatoid mesothelioma
 • Desmoplastic mesothelioma
 • Biphasic mesothelioma
2- Localised malignant mesothelioma
3- Well-differentiated papillary mesothelioma
4- Adenomatoid tumour
5- Primary effusion lymphoma
6- Pyothorax-associated lymphoma
7- Epithelioid haemangioendothelioma
 • Angiosarcoma
8- Synovial sarcoma
 • Monophasic
 • Biphasic
9- Solitary fibrous tumour of the pleura
10- Calcifying tumour of the pleura
11- Desmoplastic round cell tumour