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Diagnostic Outcome of Open Pleural Biopsy

Hafiza Habiba Asma and Areeba Iftikhar ABSTRACTBackground: Pleural diseases involve the parietal and visceral pleura. They can be of inflammatory or malignant origin. Pleural biopsy is advised forassessment and excluding infectious causes as tuberculosis or malignant disease, particularly malignant mesothelioma. Connective tissue disorderssuch as rheumatoid disease can also present with involvement of pleura, requiring pleural […]