Pulmonology

Reviews

Managing malignant pleural effusion

Depending on the circumstances, options are observation, thoracentesis, an indwelling catheter, and chemical pleurodesis.

Symptoms to Diagnosis

Rapidly progressive pleural effusion

A 33-year-old nonsmoker presents with severe pleuritic chest pain; the differential diagnosis is broad.

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Symptoms to Diagnosis

Pulmonary infarction due to pulmonary embolism

A 76-year-old man is admitted with pleuritic chest pain and shortness of breath 48 hours after undergoing surgery.

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