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What is Bilateral apical pleural thickening
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What is Bilateral apical pleural thickening

What is Bilateral apical pleural thickening
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This is thickening of the lung lining at the top portion of both lungs.  It may also be called apical "capping".  It is thought to be due to inflammation or swelling that happened in the distant past.  Generally it doesn
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