Calcified pleural plaques

Case contributed by Henrik Borgesen


Reduced lung function. Worked with asbestos.

Patient Data

Age: 75 years
Gender: Male

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: 14th Aug 2019
System: Chest
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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