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Ultrastructural study of pleural fluid in mesothelioma
  1. M. Legrand,
  2. R. Pariente
  1. Laboratoire de Cytologie et d'Histologie Pulmonaire, Clinique de Pneumo-phtisiologie, Hôpital Laennec, Paris 7


    Legrand, M. and Pariente, R. (1974).Thorax, 29, 164-171. Ultrastructural study of pleural fluid in mesothelioma. By means of electron microscopy, three types of malignant cell can be identified in the pleural fluid of patients with pleural mesothelioma. These cell types are described, and the use of cytology in the differential diagnosis of pleural effusion is discussed.

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