Frotis de pleura

En un frotis pleural se examina una muestra de líquido pleural bajo el microscopio para detectar organismos anormales. El examen se realiza cuando se sospecha de infección en el espacio pleural o cuando una placa de rayos X revela una acumulación anormal de líquido pleural.Frotis de pleura

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Last reviewed 11/13/2011 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., Inc.

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