parietal pleura

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Noun1.parietal pleura - pleura that lines the inner chest walls and covers the diaphragm
pleura - the thin serous membrane around the lungs and inner walls of the chest
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White arrow shows ultrasonographic visualization of a pleural effusion between the visceral and parietal pleura
Normally, fluid enters the pleural space from the capillaries in the parietal pleura and is removed via the lymphatics situated in the parietal pleura.
The endothoracic fascia represents a connective tissue plane that lies between the parietal pleura and the innermost intercostal muscle.
Pleural effusions result from abnormal buildup of a thin layer of liquid that normally helps adhere and lubricate the interface between visceral and parietal pleura.
sup][36] Because of the mechanism of pneumothorax, the movement of the visceral pleura on the parietal pleura cannot be seen because they fill with air.
A typical sign of an ultrasound evaluation is the line of intersection of the parietal pleura with the visceral pleura, generated with each breathing cycle; this is called lung sliding and is associated with the breathing cycle movements.
Several diffuse, non-encapsulated, whitish spots were superficially scattered throughout the lungs and the parietal pleura.
This air can be seen under the skin, surrounding the pericardium, around the pulmonary and/or aortic vasculature, and/or between the parietal pleura and diaphragm.
Gas can enter the pleural space through an opening in the visceral pleura from inside the lungs, or through a communication between the pleural space and the atmosphere through the chest wall and parietal pleura.
There was one patient in our study with primary pleural hydatid, In this patient, many cystic structures were drained, and complete decortication of the parietal pleura was performed.
These cysts were ribbon like and arranged along the mediastinal and parietal pleura, and could be the source of spontaneous pneumothorax in our case.