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pleural fibrosis

Tuesday 11 April 2017

Definition: fibrosis of the visceral pleura so that part or all of a lung becomes covered with a plaque or a thick layer of nonexpansible fibrous tissue. The more extensive form is called fibrothorax.

See also

- subpleural fibrosis