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  Vol.29, No.6:792-793, December 1995
Squamous Metaplasia of the Pleura

Kim Hyun-Ju, Lee Jeong-Hee, Ko Gyung-Hyuck

Department of Pathology, Gyeongsang National University, College of Medicine, Jinju 660-751, Korea

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.
Key Words : Squamous metaplasia, Pleura

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