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Pleura
Mesothelial tumors
Benign mesothelial proliferations

Reviewer: Vaidehi Avadhani, M.D. (see Reviewers page)
Revised: 24 August 2013, last major update August 2013
Copyright: (c) 2003-2013, PathologyOutlines.com, Inc.
PubMed Search: benign mesothelial proliferations

Terminology
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Pathophysiology
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Etiology
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Uses by Pathologists
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Case reports
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Micro description
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Micro images
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Exfoliated reactive mesothelium

Reactive mesothelial hyperplasia

Organizing pleuritis

Chronic fibrous pleuritis


Benign proliferations (fig 6, 10)

Benign and atypical proliferations

Benign and malignant proliferations

Pleural multicystic mesothelial proliferation

Cytology description
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Cytology images
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Normal mesothelium in pelvic washings

Reactive mesothelium

Positive stains
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Molecular images
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Benign proliferation (left) shows intact p16 gene

Differential diagnosis
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Additional references
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End of Pleura > Mesothelial tumors > Benign mesothelial proliferations


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