Pleural Effusion : Diagnosis | Treatment : Video

The Pleural Effusion is a medical condition in which excess of fluid accumulates in pleural space, an area between the layers of tissue that line the lungs and the chest cavity. This video will guide you with Laboratory examination of Pleural effusion and how to read the Chest X-ray in case of Pleural effuion.

The following is a list of some of the major causes:

  1. Congestive heart failure
  2. Kidney failure
  3. Infection
  4. Malignancy
  5. Pulmonary embolism
  6. Hypoalbuminemia
  7. Cirrhosis
  8. Trauma

Additionally, you can check out some articles that may be resourceful to you:

  1. Basics of Reading X-Ray
  2. Cough: Clinical History Taking
  3. History Taking Format
  4. Fever: History Taking
  5. Pneumonia: Clinical Approach


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