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MY HUSBAND, NOW DECEASED...

MY HUSBAND, NOW DECEASED WAS, IN 2014 DIAGNOSED WITH RIGHT SIDE HEART FAILURE DUE TO EXTENSIVE EXPOSURE TO ASBESTOS ON BOTH LUNG SHOWING PLEURAL THICKENING.

Doctor's Assistant: OK. The Doctor will need to help you with this. Please give me a bit more information, so the Doctor can help you best.

IN A RECENT POST MORTEM, HOWEVER, THE PATHOLOGIST MENTIONS SIGNS OF PLEURAL PLAQUE. HOW CAN IT BE THAT PLEURAL THICKENING WAS SHOWING ON 2014 AND AFTER HIS DEATH 4 MONTHS AGO, THE PATHOLOGIST MENTIONS PLEURAL PLAQUE?

Doctor's Assistant: Is there anything else important you think the Doctor should know?

I DON'T THINK SO.............MY CONCERN IS THAT THE RECENT POST MORTEM SHOWED PLEURAL PLAQUE.......BUT IN AN X RAY IN 2014, THE RADIOLOGIST MENTIONS BILATERAL PLEURAL THICKENING

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I am sorry for your loss of your husband.

asbestos exposure can cause pleural plaques which can be seen on chest xray to be pleural thickening.

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