parietal pleura


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parietal pleura

[pə′rī·əd·əl ′plu̇r·ə]
(anatomy)
The pleura lining the inner surface of the thoracic cavity.
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When the needle hooks, one can be sure that parietal pleura was in the notch of the needle if pleural fluid can still be aspirated through the syringe.
Lung entrapment and trapped lung share the findings of an unexpandable lung and therefore the failure of visceral and parietal pleura to adhere.
It blends with the parietal pleura and is reinforced by the scalenus minimus muscle.
12] The pathogenesis of most effusions due to malignancy has been attributed to blockade of the lymphatic drainage system located in the parietal pleura, but this is unlikely in patients with KS-related pleural effusions, since their parietal pleura is not involved.
In addition, a biopsy of the parietal pleura was performed over a rib to avoid neurovascular bundles.
In addition, blood creates an inflammatory response that assists the visceral and parietal pleura to adhere better, reducing any air leaks (Andreetti et al.
The larvae migrating along parietal pleura were found by thoracoscopy.
Chest radiographs show air outlining the mediastinal soft-tissue structures and the parietal pleura (Zinck & Primack 2000).
Another alternative to eliminate the pleural space is partial or total surgical removal of the parietal pleura (Green et al.
Thoracentesis revealed mesothelial cells and a CT scan revealed a large tumor that involved the entire parietal pleura and appeared to extend across the mid-line.
The ultrasound image of pleural effusion is characterized by an echo-free space between the visceral and parietal pleura.