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Case 8.2.2 Benign and malignant pleural thickening


Benign pleural thickening:
Vascularized pleural mass that biopsy proved to be a benign fibrous tumor
Benign pleural thickening:
Bilateral pleural thickening with a hypoechoic pleural plaque
Benign pleural thickening:
Benign pleural thickening with minimal effusion and minimal vascularity
Malignant pleural thickening:
Malignant lymphoma with hypoechoic pleural lesions and axillary lymphe node
Malignant pleural thickening:
Mesothelioma with an irregular pleural mass and pleural fluid
Malignant pleural thickening:
Plearal thickening with hypoechoic nodules that proved to be a mesothelioma
Malignant pleural thickening:
Mesothelioma with an irregular vascularized pleural masses
Malignant pleural thickening:
Mesothelioma with an irregular pleural mass invading the diafragm and liver and pleural effusion
Malignant pleural thickening:
Mesothelioma with invasive growth into the chest wall
Malignant pleural thickening:
B cell lymphoma with a hypoechoic vascularized pleural mass with extrapleural extension
Malignant pleural thickening:
Hypoechoic mass with pleural and thoracic wall invasion Biopsy showed an anaplastic carcinoma
Malignant pleural thickening:
Carcinomatous pleuritis with pleural nodules pleural effusion and atelectasis of the lower lobe
Malignant pleural thickening:
Pleural metastases and pleural effusion caused by a renal cell carcinoma
Benign pleural thickening:
Vascularized pleural mass that biopsy proved to be a benign fibrous tumor
Benign pleural thickening:
Bilateral pleural thickening with a hypoechoic pleural plaque
Benign pleural thickening:
Benign pleural thickening with minimal effusion and minimal vascularity
Malignant pleural thickening:
Malignant lymphoma with hypoechoic pleural lesions and axillary lymphe node
Malignant pleural thickening:
Mesothelioma with an irregular pleural mass and pleural fluid
Malignant pleural thickening:
Plearal thickening with hypoechoic nodules that proved to be a mesothelioma
Malignant pleural thickening:
Mesothelioma with an irregular vascularized pleural masses
Malignant pleural thickening:
Mesothelioma with an irregular pleural mass invading the diafragm and liver and pleural effusion
Malignant pleural thickening:
Mesothelioma with invasive growth into the chest wall
Malignant pleural thickening:
B cell lymphoma with a hypoechoic vascularized pleural mass with extrapleural extension
Malignant pleural thickening:
Hypoechoic mass with pleural and thoracic wall invasion Biopsy showed an anaplastic carcinoma
Malignant pleural thickening:
Carcinomatous pleuritis with pleural nodules pleural effusion and atelectasis of the lower lobe
Malignant pleural thickening:
Pleural metastases and pleural effusion caused by a renal cell carcinoma
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