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996 Possible Causes for Pleural Effusion, Right Pleural Effusion

  • Congestive Heart Failure

    effusion · Decrease in vital capacity by one third from maximum recorded · Tachycardia (heart rate 120 beats/min.)[medicalcriteria.com] A 79-year-old woman experienced episodic dyspnea with unilateral pleural effusion for 2 years.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] X-ray of the chest: Possible findings include hilar congestion and bat wings appearance in the lungs, cardiomegaly, pleural effusion and evidence of pulmonary hypertension[symptoma.com]

  • Chronic Right-Sided Congestive Heart Failure

    Pleural effusion Pleural effusion more evident on lateral view Pleural effusion is bilateral in 70% of cases of CHF.[radiologyassistant.nl] effusion due to another disorder Pleural effusion due to congestive heart failure Red half-moon nail in congestive heart failure Refractory heart failure Symptomatic congestive[icdlist.com] Pleural effusions may be present and more prominent on the right compared to the left.[healio.com]

  • Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma

    Four years after the diagnosis of lymphoma, she presented with a left pleural effusion.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] effusion).[macmillan.org.uk] Large pericardial effusion or arrhythmias secondary to cardiac metastases. Respiratory problems secondary to pleural effusion and/or parenchymal lesions.[patient.info]

  • Meigs Syndrome

    The right pleural effusion vanished after surgery. Pseudo-Meigs' syndrome with metastasis of breast cancer to both ovaries was diagnosed.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] A thirty-seven year old woman was referred for the further management of a pleural effusion.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Abstract A 45 year-old Thai woman, gravida 5, para 5 presented with a huge pelvic mass as well as ascites and right pleural effusion.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Pleural Effusion

    Despite inexperience in sonography, the novel VIP and boomerang signs show high diagnostic values in detecting right pleural effusion compared to the traditional methods.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Pleural disease Empyema Heart failure Pulmonary embolism Subpulmonic effusion Thoracentesis MedlinePlus Encyclopedia Pleural Effusion Pleural Effusion Images from MedPix[en.wikipedia.org] Computed tomography picture showing right-sided moderate to massive pleural effusion QUESTION Q: What is the diagnosis? ANSWER A: Pleural Endometriosis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Anasarca

    The right hemithorax showed small pleural effusion and thickening, in addition to a small nonspecific opacity in the right lung base.[scielo.br] Chest radiograph at that time revealed bilateral pleural effusions that were both reportedly milky in appearance when drained by thoracenteses.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Chest and abdomen CT showed massive bilateral pleural effusions, but no lung infiltrate, pericardial effusion or ascites or lymphadenopathy.[bloodjournal.org]

  • Chylothorax

    An 80-year-old man who had suffered from chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) and achieved complete remission was admitted to our hospital due to right pleural effusion.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] ABSTRACT A chylothorax and a cholesterol pleural effusion represent the two forms of lipid effusions encountered.[oadoi.org] Dyspnea developed suddenly on postoperative day 42, and she had a massive right pleural effusion and a small amount of ascites.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • T-Cell Lymphoblastic Lymphoma

    RESULTS: G-banding and spectral karyotyping of pleural effusion cells showed 47,XY,dup(1)(q21q32),t(7;9)(q34;q34), 20.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] A 3-year-old girl presenting with a huge mediastinal tumor and massive pleural effusion, was diagnosed with stage III γδ T-cell lymphoblastic lymphoma (γδ T-LBL) by flow cytometry[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Immunologic studies of the surface phenotype of the malignant cells in a pleural effusion with monoclonal antibodies revealed the cells to be of thymic origin and distinguished[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Hodgkin Lymphoma

    Pericardial and pleural effusions developed in one patient after cycles 4 and 5 of GV, consistent with gemcitabine-induced radiation recall. There were no toxic deaths.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] effusion from lymphatic obstruction About 1/3 have pleural effusions Effusion usually does not contain malignant cells Pneumonic form Diffuse nonsegmental infiltrate (pneumonic[learningradiology.com] Whole lung and heart irradiation was also planned due to bilateral pleural and pericardial effusions.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Hypoalbuminemia

    Large effusions are associated with low serum albumin levels, which might be explained in part by a shift from blood to pleural fluid. albumin exudate pleural effusion parapneumonia[pediatrics.aappublications.org] […] condition that could have led to pleural effusion formation.[livestrong.com] Significant hypoalbuminemia is common in children with parapneumonic pleural effusion.[pediatrics.aappublications.org]

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