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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Invasion into underlying tissues, specifically adipose tissue and/or skeletal muscle under the parietal pleura and lung tissue under the visceral pleura, is diagnostic of DMM.
Features that are found more commonly in malignant tumors are lack of a pedicle, atypical location (attached to parietal pleura, a tissue, mediastinum, or inverted into the peripheral lung), size greater than 10 cm, and necrosis and/or hemorrhage.
113-116) Many of the malignant tumors arise on the parietal pleura and are unresectable at presentation.
According to the AJCC, direct invasion of the parietal pleura is categorized as T3, as is direct invasion of the chest wall.
This includes cases in which the visceral pleura is adherent to the parietal pleura.
The other pleural membrane lines the mediastinum, diaphragm, and inner aspect of the chest wall, and is called the parietal pleura.
Parietal pleura and adhered soft tissue of the thoracic wall and a portion of the rib were attached.
It appeared to originate from the parietal pleura and involved neither the ribs nor the skeletal muscle.
Frequent anastomoses between the lymphatics of the parietal peritoneum and the parietal pleura, on either side of the diaphragm, may provide a route for the spread of infection to the pleura.