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Are there any other causes for diffuse pleural thickening besides asbestos?

Diffuse pleural thickening can also be associated with an inflammation caused by different types of conditions such as:

haemothorax, surgery in the chest, area infection, bacterial pneumonia, certain types of drugs, lung injury, radiotherapy, tumors, chemotherapy, pulmonary embolism, ribs injury


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