Extensive idiopathic benign bilateral asynchronous pleural fibrosis

Chest. 1996 Feb;109(2):564-5. doi: 10.1378/chest.109.2.564.

Abstract

We describe a young man who had been healthy until he developed extensive benign left pleural fibrosis. He subsequently developed disabling right pleural thickening a year later. No clear cause was discovered.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Adult
  • Fibrosis
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Pleura / diagnostic imaging
  • Pleura / pathology*
  • Tomography, X-Ray Computed