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Pleural Thickening of the Lung Apex



Can asbestos exposure cause pleural thickening of the lung apex?


Yes, it can cause pleural thickening. Thank you

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Response by:

Susan  Moffatt-Bruce, MD, PhD Susan Moffatt-Bruce, MD, PhD
Associate Professor of
Thoracic Surgery
Molecular, Virology, Immunology & Medical Genetics
College of Medicine
The Ohio State University