Axial CT scan through the thorax after intravenous contrast showing the complications which may occur with asbestos exposure. There is extensive left pleural thickening and left pleural fluid due to advanced mesothelioma. Bilateral pleural plaques, some calcified on the left are also seen.
Employment and compensation issues.
Some artefact is inherent in this CT technique even on this latest multidetector CT scanner.
Tagged: , mesothelioma , asbestos , contamination , diagnosis , prognosis , cancer