Massive pleural effusion in a young woman

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Paolo Ghiringhelli ; Roberto Cattaneo ; Angelo Tiso ; Claudia Cesaro (2012)
  • Publisher: SEEd
  • Journal: Clinical Management Issues (issn: 1973-4832, eissn: 2283-3137)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.7175/cmi.v6i4.477
  • Subject: R5-920 | Medicine (General)
    mesheuropmc: respiratory tract diseases

Pleural effusion is a clinical manifestation shared by several underlying pathologies. The differential diagnosis is based on the clinical history, the physical examination, the analysis of the pleural fluid, and the laboratory data (mainly blood tests). There are cases... View more
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