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309 Possible Causes for Hemorrhagic Pleural Effusion

  • Collecting Duct Carcinoma

    Thoracentesis revealed a hemorrhagic pleural effusion and during subsequent right video-assisted thoracoscopy showed disseminated tumorlets along the diaphragm and pleura.[]

  • Acute Liver Failure

    Respiratory complications from sepsis, hemorrhage, pleural effusions, atelectasis, and intrapulmonary shunts may contribute to respiratory problems.[]

  • Leaking Aortic Aneurysm

    Figure 2: Chest radiograph (portable) showing diffuse opacity on the left side due to the leaking aneurysm and hemorrhagic pleural effusion.[] The differential diagnosis of nontraumatic left hemorrhagic pleural effusion in an elderly patient should include dissecting aneurysm of aorta, and a CT of the chest should[] Such a complication of a large leaking thoracic aneurysm presenting as a left hemorrhagic pleural effusion while on treatment with anticoagulation therapy for pulmonary embolism[]

  • Goodpasture Syndrome

    Pleural effusions are unusual. 7.[] The consolidation resolves over 2-3 days, and it gradually progresses to an interstitial pattern as patients experience repeated episodes of hemorrhage.[]

  • Bochdalek Hernia

    Chest X-ray on admission showed a large amount of left pleural effusion. Thoracentesis revealed hemorrhagic pleural effusion.[]

  • Pulmonary Hemorrhage

    Incidence of intra-parenchymal pulmonary hemorrhage, pleural effusion, and hemoptysis were 17.7% (44/248 sessions), 4% (8/248 sessions), and 16.1% (40/248 sessions), respectively[] High-resolution CT demonstrated bilateral areas of consolidation with air bronchogram and ground glass opacities, as well as small bilateral pleural effusions.[] Plain chest computed tomography (CT) scan revealed pericardial effusion, bilateral pleural effusions, and pulmonary hemorrhage.[]

  • Bleomycin

    Hemorrhagic pleural effusion, especially in the right hemithorax commonly occurs as presentation of primary and metastatic pleural malignancies.[] This case reports massive right-sided hemorrhagic pleural effusion as the sole manifestation of primary lung cancer in a 45 year old man.[] Pleurodesis for the management of malignant pleural effusion is intended to achieve symphysis between parietal and visceral pleura, and to prevent relapse of pleural effusion[]

  • Esophageal Achalasia

    %, 1/119), pleural effusion (48.7 %, 58/119), minor inflammation or segmental atelectasis of the lungs (49.6 %, 59/119), and gas under diaphragm or aeroperitoneum (39.5 %[] Postoperative complications included pneumothorax (25.2 %, 30/119), subcutaneous emphysema (55.5 %, 66/119), mediastinal emphysema (29.4 %, 35/119), delayed hemorrhage (0.8[]

  • Pulmonary Blastoma

    This report presents a case of pleuropulmonary blastoma with hemorrhagic pleural effusion and metastasis to the CNS at the time of presentation.[] Herein, we report one case of infantile PPB, which presented to us with hemorrhagic pleural effusion; to our knowledge such a case has not been reported.[] Chest x-ray (Figure 1) revealed right sided consolidation with pleural effusion.[]

  • Kerosene Poisoning

    Bilateral hemorrhagic pleural effusion due to kerosene aspiration.[] We, hereby, report a case of a bilateral hemorrhagic pleural effusion secondary to hydrocarbon aspiration in a 40-year old adult.[] Bilateral hemorrhagic pleural effusion due to kerosene aspiration 1 Department of Pulmonary Medicine, Chhatrapati Shahuji Maharaj Medical University (Earlier K.G.M.C.), Lucknow[]

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