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asbestos-associated lesions of the pleura

Monday 5 January 2015

Asbestos-related lesions of the pleura

Types

- neoplastic asbestos-associated lesions of the pleura

  • asbestos-associated malignant mesothelioma
  • asbestos-associated metastatic pulmonary carcinoma
  • asbestos-associatedepithelioid hemangioendothelioma

- benign asbestos-related lesions of the pleura

  • hyaline pleural plaques
  • diffuse pleural fibrosis
  • pulmonary rounded atelectasis

See also

- asbestos

  • asbestosis