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Lung-nontumor

Other non-neoplastic disease

Black spots


Reviewers: Dr. Elliot Weisenberg, M.D. (see Reviewers page)
Revised: 9 November 2011, last major update October 2011
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General
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● Common in urban dwellers on parietal pleura, usually near diaphragm (Am J Surg Pathol 2002;26:1198)
● May be related to structures responsible for lymphatic drainage of pleural cavity
● Does not appear to be clinically significant; no relationship to mesothelioma and asbestosis

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