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172 Possible Causes for Pleural Effusion, Tracheal Deviation

  • Pleural Effusion

    Large effusion: complete shadowing of the lung with mediastinal shift and tracheal deviation away from the effusion Lateral decubitus view : demonstrates whether fluid is[amboss.com] Empyema Heart failure Pulmonary embolism Subpulmonic effusion Thoracentesis MedlinePlus Encyclopedia Pleural Effusion Pleural Effusion Images from MedPix[en.wikipedia.org] […] parapneumonic effusion, tuberculous pleural effusion, and myelomatous pleural effusion (MPE).[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Atelectasis

    RESULTS: 23% of the patients had changes in the lung related to pleural effusion, atelectasis or pneumonia/pneumonitis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Abstract We present a case of whole-lung torsion after massive pleural effusion and atelectasis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] A chest ultrasound confirmed the presence of a lung consolidation and of a modest pleural effusion.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Pleurisy

    Four weeks later although her right sided pleural effusion was subsiding she developed a left sided pleural effusion.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] RESULTS: Of 138 patients who underwent thoracoscopic pleural biopsy, a total of 50 had effusions with ADA levels of less than 50 IU/L.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] , seven with infectious pleural effusion, and eight with transudative pleural effusion by enzyme linked immunosorbent assay and colorimetric method.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Chylothorax

    Traditionally, a lipid pleural effusion is characterized by the presence of milky fluid.[dx.doi.org] A chylothorax and a cholesterol pleural effusion represent the two forms of lipid effusions encountered.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] who develop pleural effusion.[thoracicmedicine.org]

  • Malignant Pleural Effusion

    This is needed to confirm the presence of a pleural effusion.[en.wikipedia.org] Some patients may present both MPE and paramalignant pleural effusion.[symptoma.com] Massive pleural effusions are defined as those effusions occupying the entire hemithorax.[doi.org]

  • Empyema

    Therapeutic options for a pleural effusion depend on the type and stage of the effusion.[cancertherapyadvisor.com] Hippocrates was the first physician to describe in accuracy pleural effusion and pneumonia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Evidence of pleural effusion.[clinicaltrials.gov]

  • Pleural Mesothelioma

    Abstract We present the case of a 33-year-old male patient suffering from lymphocytic pleural effusion, as a result of pleural mesothelioma.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Four years after the diagnosis of lymphoma, she presented with a left pleural effusion.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Pleural effusion VEGF levels as a prognostic factor of malignant pleural mesothelioma. Respir Med 2011 ;105: 137 - 142 34. Fiorelli A, Vicidomini G, Di DM, et al.[nejm.org]

  • Pulmonary Tuberculosis

    He was admitted for progression of left pleural effusion and consolidation in the left upper lobe.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Abstract A Somali patient with previous tuberculosis presented clinically unwell with features consistent with a right-sided pleural effusion.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Enlarged heart and hilar shadows, bilateral massive cavitary pulmonary opacities and pleural effusion were found at chest radiography.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Bronchogenic Carcinoma

    Hereby, we describe a case of a patient with pulmonary plasmacytoma, who developed nodal and pulmonary MM with a pleural effusion, the radiological appearance of which mimicked[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Pulmonary and nodal multiple myeloma with a pleural effusion mimicking bronchogenic carcinoma.[dx.doi.org] The patient also had axillary lymphnode metastasis on the same side as the chest swelling with a contralateral pleural effusion.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Bronchial Adenocarcinoma

    Benign pleural effusion may be due to lymphatic obstruction, post-obstructive pneumonitis, or atelectasis Malignant pleural effusion occurs when malignant cells are present[pathophys.org] […] involvement § Common: 10% § Hemorrhagic effusion denotes direct tumor invasion § Effusion carries a poor prognosis even if no malignant cells are found · Metastases o Bone[learningradiology.com] There may be unilateral pleural effusion or signs of consolidation or collapse of a lobe of the lung.[wiki.cancer.org.au]

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