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Pleural plaques (masses or thickening)

Pleural plaques (masses or thickening) is a topic covered in the Diagnosaurus.

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Malignant tumors

  • Metastatic cancer
  • Mesothelioma
  • Bronchogenic carcinoma
  • Lymphoma (subpleural tumor plaque)
  • Thymoma
Benign tumors
  • Lipoma
  • Fibrous tumor
  • Neurogenic
  • Asbestosis plaques
  • Nonspecific response to: inflammation, trauma, neoplasm, radiation
  • Talc inhalation
  • Extramedullary hematopoiesis

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Last updated: December 1, 2014


Zeiger, Roni F.. "Pleural Plaques (masses or Thickening)." Diagnosaurus, 4th ed., McGraw-Hill Education, 2014. Medicine Central, im.unboundmedicine.com/medicine/view/Diagnosaurus/114791/all/Pleural_plaques__masses_or_thickening_.
Zeiger RF. Pleural plaques (masses or thickening). Diagnosaurus. 4th ed. McGraw-Hill Education; 2014. https://im.unboundmedicine.com/medicine/view/Diagnosaurus/114791/all/Pleural_plaques__masses_or_thickening_. Accessed April 19, 2019.
Zeiger, R. F. (2014). Pleural plaques (masses or thickening). In Diagnosaurus. Available from https://im.unboundmedicine.com/medicine/view/Diagnosaurus/114791/all/Pleural_plaques__masses_or_thickening_
Zeiger RF. Pleural Plaques (masses or Thickening) [Internet]. In: Diagnosaurus. McGraw-Hill Education; 2014. [cited 2019 April 19]. Available from: https://im.unboundmedicine.com/medicine/view/Diagnosaurus/114791/all/Pleural_plaques__masses_or_thickening_.
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