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paraneumonic effusion

Mohammed Malik
Pleural Student/Resident Case Report PostersSESSION TYPE: Medical Student/Resident Case ReportPRESENTED ON: Tuesday, October 28, 2014 at 01:30 PM - 02:30 PMINTRODUCTION: The concordance between parapneumonic and malignant pleural effusions can lead to a false diagnosis amongst patients with known metastatic pulmonary disease, specifically in an immigrant population. We describe a case of a near misdiagnosis of a parapneumonic effusion for a malignant effusion in the setting of metastatic renal cell carcinoma (RCC)...
October 1, 2014: Chest
M A Martínez-García, E Cases-Viedma, P J Cordero-Rodríguez, M Hidalgo-Ramírez, M Perpiñá-Tordera, F Sanchis-Moret, J L Sanchis-Aldás
This study was conducted to assess the prevalence of eosinophilia in 358 consecutive samples of pleural fluid (all cases corresponded to first thoracentesis), to review the cause of eosinophilic pleural effusions, and to determine whether the presence of eosinophils increases the likelihood of nonmalignant underlying disorders. Eosinophilic pleural effusions were identified in 45 patients (12.6%): malignant underlying conditions were diagnosed in 11 patients (24.4% with eosinophilic effusions) and benign aetiologies were found in 27 patients...
January 2000: European Respiratory Journal: Official Journal of the European Society for Clinical Respiratory Physiology
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