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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[] Empyema Heart failure Pulmonary embolism Subpulmonic effusion Thoracentesis MedlinePlus Encyclopedia Pleural Effusion Pleural Effusion Images from MedPix[] […] parapneumonic effusion, tuberculous pleural effusion, and myelomatous pleural effusion (MPE).[]

  • Atelectasis

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

  • Pleurisy

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

  • Chylothorax

    Traditionally, a lipid pleural effusion is characterized by the presence of milky fluid.[] A chylothorax and a cholesterol pleural effusion represent the two forms of lipid effusions encountered.[] […] who develop pleural effusion.[]

  • Malignant Pleural Effusion

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

  • Empyema

    Therapeutic options for a pleural effusion depend on the type and stage of the effusion.[] Hippocrates was the first physician to describe in accuracy pleural effusion and pneumonia.[] Evidence of pleural effusion.[]

  • 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.[] Four years after the diagnosis of lymphoma, she presented with a left pleural effusion.[] 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.[]

  • Pulmonary Tuberculosis

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

  • 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[] Pulmonary and nodal multiple myeloma with a pleural effusion mimicking bronchogenic carcinoma.[] The patient also had axillary lymphnode metastasis on the same side as the chest swelling with a contralateral pleural effusion.[]

  • 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[] […] involvement § Common: 10% § Hemorrhagic effusion denotes direct tumor invasion § Effusion carries a poor prognosis even if no malignant cells are found · Metastases o Bone[] There may be unilateral pleural effusion or signs of consolidation or collapse of a lobe of the lung.[]

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