Pleura
Mesothelial tumors
Features to report


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PubMed Search: Features to report pleural mesothelial tumors

Nat Pernick, M.D.
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Definition / general
Cite this page: Pernick N. Features to report. PathologyOutlines.com website. http://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/pleurafeaturestoreport.html. Accessed June 7th, 2020.
Definition / general
  • Tumor size and location
  • Histologic type
  • Extent of invasion
  • Surgical resection margins
  • Involvement of pleura, pulmonary vessels, bronchus, mediastinal structures, diaphragm, chest wall, other
  • Lymph nodes: total examined, number involved by tumor, extracapsular extension
  • Presence of pleural plaques, ferruginous bodies, pulmonary interstitial fibrosis, other significant findings

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