encysted pleurisy


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Related to encysted pleurisy: blocked pleurisy

en·cyst·ed pleur·i·sy

a form of serofibrinous pleurisy, in which adhesions occur at various points, circumscribing the serous effusion.

encysted pleurisy

a form of pleurisy with adhesions that surround the effused material. Also called blocked pleurisy, circumscribed pleurisy.

encysted pleurisy

Pleurisy with effusion limited by adhesions.
See also: pleurisy