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Chest CT (July 08, 2015) showed an enlargement of the right tracheobronchial lymph node, with some air-like low-density shadow in it [Figure 1]b, and a small amount of pericardial effusion [Figure 1]c.
Gupta et al [11] concluded that the pleural fluid ADA levels were significantly higher in tuberculous exudative pleural effusions compared with non-tuberculous exudative pleural effusions.
His chest X-ray (CXR) showed a pleural effusion in the left hemithorax (Figure 1).
In retrospective studies, the incidence of clinically important pericardial effusions has been reported around 1% to 2%.
We describe the successful management of a patient who developed pleural effusions after starting continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis (CAPD), by altering the PD prescription to daytime ambulatory peritoneal dialysis (DAPD) transiently before resuming CAPD 4 months later.
6,7,14-17) Hypothyroid related pleural effusions are usually transudative, (18) however, may have characteristic between transudative and exudative or occasionally exudative.
Despite repeated thoracocentesis and biopsies, about 20% of pleural effusions remain undiagnosed.
Pleural effusions result from abnormal buildup of a thin layer of liquid that normally helps adhere and lubricate the interface between visceral and parietal pleura.
Computed tomography (CT) of the chest and abdomen was normal except for pericardial and bilateral pleural effusions and left lower lobe atelectasis (Figure 1(c)).
However, on hospital day 2, he developed dyspnea and respiratory failure with bilateral pleural effusions.
7) Reactive mesothelial cells are commonly found in canine pericardial effusions and often cytologically closely resemble neoplastic cells.