acute pleurisy

acute pleurisy

an inflammation of the pleura, often as a result of lung disease. It is characterized by irritation without recognizable pleural effusion and is localized. See also pleurisy.
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A shortness of breath or dry cough can be a sign of acute pleurisy, when the lungs' covering gets inflamed.
In this study acute pleurisy with complete restraint were not observed.

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