parietal pleura

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pleura that lines the inner chest walls and covers the diaphragm

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When a needle biopsy of the pleura, a small piece of the parietal pleura is obtained for microscopic or microbiologic evaluation.
20) Approximately 60% of tumors from the visceral pleura and 30% from the parietal pleura are pedunculated.
The apex of the lung is usually retained within the thorax by the muscles of the thoracic inlet, Sibson fascia, and the parietal pleura.
Neither cytological examination nor needle biopsy of the parietal pleura was able to establish the diagnosis.
Biopsies were performed under direct vision in all suspicious areas (Figure 1) and systematically in several parts of the parietal pleura for cytological and pathological examinations (Figure 2).
Malignant cells were seen in pleural effusion in 6 patients and pleural biopsy showed malignant infiltration of parietal pleura in rest of 3 cases.
A cyst was found adherent to the parietal pleura which was not communicating with the oesophagus.
This creates an inflammatory response along the visceral and parietal pleura, causing the lung to adhere to the chest wall.
A sparganum larva was seen migrating along the parietal pleura (Fig.
18F]-2-fluoro-deoxy-D-glucose (F-18 FDG) positron emission tomography/computed tomography (PET/CT) scan revealed a diffuse F-18 FDG uptake on thickened costal and diaphragmatic parietal pleura in left hemithotax indicating pleural involvement (Figure 2).
A segment from parietal pleura was sent for culture and pleural fluid was also sent for culture and biochemical analysis.
Pleurisy lesions never resolve completely and permanent fibrous scars remain on the lungs and the parietal pleura.
The parietal pleura lines the thoracic wall and the visceral pleura the surfaces of the lungs.
The parietal pleura covers the inner surface of the thoracic cavity, which includes the mediastinum, diaphragm, and the ribs.