Case 12

  • Rita Joarder
  • Neil Crundwell


A 29-year-old female presented to hospital with a ­history of increased shortness of breath and cough. A CXR was performed (Image 1).


Pleural Effusion Chest Wall Radiological Diagnosis Aggressive Management Chest Drain 
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Further Reading

  1. Wrightson JM, Davies RJ. (2010) The approach to the patient with a parapneumonic effusion. Semin Respir Crit Care Med. 31(6):706–15PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar

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© Springer-Verlag London Limited 2011

Authors and Affiliations

  • Rita Joarder
    • 1
  • Neil Crundwell
    • 1
  1. 1.Conquest HospitalEast SussexUK

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