Table of ContentsDefinition / general
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Definition / general
- 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