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Imaging characteristics of pleural tumours

Insights Imaging 2915 October 16 [Epub ahead of print] [Link]

De Paoli L, Quaia E, Poillucci G, Gennari A, Cova MA.

Abstract

Malignant mesothelioma is doubtless the more known pleural tumour. However, according to the morphology code of the International Classification of Diseases for Oncology (ICD-O), there are several histological types of pleural neoplasms, divided into mesothelial, mesenchymal and lymphoproliferative tumours, that may be misdiagnosed. In this paper we summarise and illustrate the incidence aspects and the clinical, pathological and radiological features of these neoplasms.

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