pleural effusion pneumonia

A pleural effusion is a buildup of fluid in the pleural space, an area between the layers of tissue that line the lungs and the chest wall. It may also be referred to as …

With parapneumonic pleural effusion, the fluid buildup is caused by pneumonia. Causes. Expand Section. Pneumonia, most commonly from …

The pleura is a thin membrane that lines the surface of your lungs and the inside of your chest wall. When you have a pleural effusion, fluid builds …‎Causes · ‎Diagnosis

Jump to Causes – Other causes of pleural effusions include: congestive heart failure (the most common cause overall); cirrhosis or poor liver function …‎Types · ‎Symptoms · ‎Diagnosis · ‎Treatment

A pleural effusion is a buildup of fluid in the space between the lungs and chest cavity, called the pleural space. It is also commonly called …

Pleural effusions are accumulations of fluid within the pleural space. They have multiple causes and usually are classified as transudates or exudates. Detection …

Virtually any type of pneumonia (eg, bacterial, viral, atypical) can be associated with a parapneumonic pleural effusion. However, the relative …

Pleural effusion, sometimes referred to as “water on the lungs,” is the build-up of excess fluid between the layers of the pleura outside the lungs.

Pleural effusions describe fluid between the two layer of tissue (pleura) that cover the lung and the lining of the chest wall. A pleural effusion is due to the …