Calcified pleural plaques

Case contributed by Henrik Borgesen

Presentation

Reduced lung function. Worked with asbestos.

Patient Data

Age: 75 years
Gender: Male
X-ray

Massive calcified plaural plaque.

Case Discussion

The most common cause for this appearance is asbestos exposure. 

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Case information

rID: 24792
Published: 12th Sep 2013
Last edited: 29th Jul 2018
System: Chest
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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