Pleural pseudoplaques

A pleural pseudoplaque refers to a plaque like pulmonary opacity which contiguous with the visceral pleura formed by coalescent small nodules. It can mimic the appearance of a pleural plaque. Pseudoplaques are thought to be most commonly seen in association with sarcoidosis, silicosis, and coal-worker's pneumoconiosis.

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rID: 24576
System: Chest
Tag: stub, cases, refs
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Pleural pseudoplaque
  • Pseudoplaque - pleura
  • Pseudoplaques - pleura

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