Case 86

  • Rita Joarder
  • Neil Crundwell


A 59-year-old woman presented to A/E with a short history of increasing breathlessness. A CXR was performed (Image 1a).


Pleural Fluid Pleural Disease Pleural Plaque Left Axilla Pleural Metastasis 
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Further Reading

  1. Jung JI, Park SH, Song SW et al (2004) Thoracic manifestations of breast cancer and its therapy. Radiographics. 24(5):1269–85PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  2. Heffner JE, Klein JS (2008) Recent advances in the diagnosis and management of malignant pleural effusions. Mayo Clin Proc. 83(2):235–50PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

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

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