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Pleural Plaques consistent with asbestos exposure

Thomas TWT - MedPix (2007)

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Affiliation: Uniformed Services University

ABSTRACT

Diagnosis: Pleural Plaques consistent with asbestos exposure

History: 56 y.o. man presents for follow up after initial evaluation of rib pain from a bicycle tumble. Denies any pulmonary symptoms

Findings: • Lung parenchyma - no masses or airspace disease. • Bilaterally, numerous calcified pleural plaques along thoracic cage and diaphragmatic surfaces. • Small rectangular scattered non-calcified pleural thickenings are also observed. • There is no mediastinal, hilar or axillary lymphadenopathy.

Ddx: • Asbestos exposure • Pleural TB • Pleural metastasis

Exam: Normal Exam & Labs

No MeSH data available.


Multifocal areas of pleural thickening with calcification.
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Pleural Plaques consistent with asbestos exposure

Thomas TWT - MedPix (2007)

Multifocal areas of pleural thickening with calcification.
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MPX1984_synpic34423: Multifocal areas of pleural thickening with calcification.

View Article: MedPix Image - MedPix Case

Affiliation: Uniformed Services University

ABSTRACT

Diagnosis: Pleural Plaques consistent with asbestos exposure

History: 56 y.o. man presents for follow up after initial evaluation of rib pain from a bicycle tumble. Denies any pulmonary symptoms

Findings: • Lung parenchyma - no masses or airspace disease. • Bilaterally, numerous calcified pleural plaques along thoracic cage and diaphragmatic surfaces. • Small rectangular scattered non-calcified pleural thickenings are also observed. • There is no mediastinal, hilar or axillary lymphadenopathy.

Ddx: • Asbestos exposure • Pleural TB • Pleural metastasis

Exam: Normal Exam & Labs

No MeSH data available.