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A 38-years old treated for carcinoma tongue presented with a right pleural collection and had a focal lesion involving the right 7th and 8th ribs and the intercostal space. Pleural aspiration was negative.
The patient was referred for a biopsy of this abnormal soft tissue. While supine and decubitus approaches were available, I decided to biopsy in the prone position, by going through the pleural collection.
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