sacculated pleurisy


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sac·cu·lat·ed pleur·i·sy

pleurisy with the inflammatory exudate divided into separate regions by adhesions or inflammatory changes.

sacculated pleurisy

inflammation of the pleura with exudate encapsulated in several locations by adhesions.

sacculated pleurisy

Pleurisy in which inflammatory areas are sealed off and filled with fluid, that is, loculated.
See also: pleurisy