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Differential diagnosis in pleural pathology

Monday 5 January 2015

Differential diagnosis

- epithelioid malignant mesothelioma vs metastatic epithelial malignancy
- sarcomatoid desmoplastic mesothelioma from organizing pleuritis
- benign atypical mesothelial hyperplasia vs mesothelial neoplasia

References

- The separation of benign and malignant mesothelial proliferations. Churg A, Galateau-Salle F. Arch Pathol Lab Med. 2012 Oct;136(10):1217-26. PMID: 23020727

- Distinguishing benign mesothelial hyperplasia from neoplasia: a practical approach.
Kradin RL, Mark EJ. Semin Diagn Pathol. 2006 Feb;23(1):4-14. Review. PMID: 17044190

- Malignancies in the lung and pleura mimicking benign processes. Colby TV. Semin Diagn Pathol. 1995 Feb;12(1):30-44. Review. PMID: 7770673