Derrame pleural paraneumónico

Definición

Es una acumulación de líquido entre las capas de tejido que recubren el pulmón y la cavidad torácica, que se desarrolla en el marco de una neumonía.

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Sistema respiratorio

Revision

Last reviewed 9/1/2012 by David C. Dugdale, III, MD, Professor of Medicine, Division of General Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M. Health Solutions, Ebix, Inc.

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