Nodular pleural thickening

Nodular pleural thickening is a form of pleural thickening.

Pathology

Causes

Essentially all common causes of nodular pleural thickening are malignant and include:

Thoracic splenosis is a rare benign cause of pleural nodularity.

See also

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rID: 8825
System: Chest
Section: Gamuts
Tags: pleura, cases, refs
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Causes of nodular pleural thickening
  • Differential of nodular pleural thickening
  • Differential diagnosis of nodular pleural thickening

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