Case 35

  • Rita Joarder
  • Neil Crundwell


A 67-year-old male with a known history of stage IV Hodgkin’s disease, recently treated with chemotherapy, presented with a 3-day history of increasing dyspnoea. Clinically he had evidence of bilateral pleural effusions and was found to be neutropaenic. Two CXRs were performed on the same day (Images 1 and 2) and a CT shortly after the first of these (Image 3).


Pleural Effusion Fluid Collection Pericardial Effusion Pleural Fluid Parietal Pleura 
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  1. 1.
    Kraus GJ (2007) The split pleura sign. Radiology 243:297–298PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

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

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