Formerly Clydeside Action on Asbestos. We are Scotland's leading asbestos – industrial injury and disease charity. Providing emotional and practical support to those affected by mesothelioma, lung cancer and all other asbestos & work-related disease and injury.
Diffuse Pleural Thickening is more widespread thickening of the pleura. This may prevent the lungs expanding fully, causing breathlessness. It may compress the lung, a situation known as folded lung or rounded atelectasis.