Korean J Pathol.  1995 Dec;29(6):792-793.

Squamous Metaplasia of the Pleura

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  • 1Department of Pathology, Gyeongsang National University, College of Medicine, Jinju, Korea.

Abstract

We report a case of squamous metaplasia of the pleura observed in a 51 year old man. Squamous metaplasia of serosal surface, and in particular of the pleura, is uncommon. The pathogenesis of squamous metaplasia is obscure, but it may be associated with chronic irritation.

Keyword

Squamous metaplasia; Pleura
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