Iranian Journal of Radiology

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Malignant Mesothelioma Versus Metastatic Carcinoma of the Pleura: A CT Challenge

Mehrdad Bakhshayesh Karam 1 , Shirin Karimi 2 , Leila Mosadegh 3 , * and Samira Chaibakhsh 4
Authors Information
1 Pediatric Respiratory Diseases Research Center, National Research Institute of Tuberculosis and Lung Diseases (NRITLD), Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
2 Mycobacteriology Research Center, National Research Institute of Tuberculosis and Lung Diseases (NRITLD), Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
3 Chronic Respiratory Diseases Research Center, National Research Institute of Tuberculosis and Lung Diseases (NRITLD), Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
4 Department of Biostatistics, Chronic Respiratory Diseases Research Center, National Research Institute of Tuberculosis and Lung Diseases (NRITLD), Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
Article information
  • Iranian Journal of Radiology: January 01, 2016, 13 (1); e10949
  • Published Online: January 14, 2016
  • Article Type: Research Article
  • Received: March 3, 2013
  • Revised: July 9, 2014
  • Accepted: August 31, 2014
  • DOI: 10.5812/iranjradiol.10949

To Cite: Bakhshayesh Karam M, Karimi S, Mosadegh L, Chaibakhsh S. Malignant Mesothelioma Versus Metastatic Carcinoma of the Pleura: A CT Challenge, Iran J Radiol. 2016 ; 13(1):e10949. doi: 10.5812/iranjradiol.10949.

Abstract
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1. Background
2. Objectives
3. Patients and Methods
4. Results
5. Discussion
Footnotes
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