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diffuse pleural fibrosis

Monday 5 January 2015

A history of occupational exposure to asbestos broadens the differential diagnosis to include localized benign hyaline plaques, diffuse pleural fibrosis, and asbestos-associated fibrinous pleural effusions. All of these processes can at times mimic mesothelioma.