Case 93

  • Rita Joarder
  • Neil Crundwell


An 89-year-old female with a known history of ­ischaemic heart disease presented with chest pain. A CXR (Image 1) was performed.


Chest Pain Chest Wall Lung Parenchyma Plaque Formation Leaf Shape 
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  1. 1.
    Roggli WS et al (1984) Parietal peural plaques, asbestos bodies, and neoplasia: a clinical, pathologic and roentgenographic correlation of 25 consecutive cases Chest 86:707–713.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
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    Sebastien P et al (1980) Asbestos retention in human respiratory tissues: comparative measurements in lung parenchyma and in parietal pleura, IARC Sci Publ 1980:237–246.Google Scholar

Further Reading

  1. D.M. Hansell et al (2005) Imaging if Diseases of the Chest. fourth edition : 450–454. Elsevier MosbyGoogle Scholar

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© Springer-Verlag London Limited 2011

Authors and Affiliations

  • Rita Joarder
    • 1
  • Neil Crundwell
    • 1
  1. 1.Conquest HospitalEast SussexUK

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