Pleural Effusion – Pathophysiology

Pleural Effusion A pleural effusion is an abnormal amount of fluid around the lung. Pleural effusions can result from many medical conditions. Most pleural effusions are not serious by themselves, but some require treatment to avoid problems. Causes of Pleural Effusions The pleura is a thin membrane that lines the surface of the lungs and the inside of the chest […]

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