Pleura
Mesothelial tumors
Features to report

Author: Nat Pernick, M.D. (see Authors page)

Revised: 23 March 2018, last major update December 2013

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Table of Contents
Definition / general
Cite this page: Pernick, N. Features to report. PathologyOutlines.com website. http://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/pleurafeaturestoreport.html. Accessed September 22nd, 2018.
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