loculated pleural effusion

loculated pleural effusion

pleural effusion that is confined to one or more fixed pockets in the pleural space.

loc·u·la·ted pleu·ral ef·fu·sion

(lok'yū-lāt-ĕd plūr'ăl ĕ-fyū'zhŭn)
Pleural effusion that is confined to one or more fixed pockets in the pleural space.
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In our study loculated pleural effusion were seen in 8 patients, among which 6 cases were loculated tubercular effusion which were treated with steroids and 2 cases were loculated empyema of which 1had minimal loculations removed by medical thoracoscopy while other had moderate loculations referred to higher centre for video assisted thoracoscopic surgery (VATS).
US-based clinical stage pharmaceutical company Lung Therapeutics, Inc has enrolled the first patient in a Phase I a/b clinical trial for LTI-01, designed to treat loculated pleural effusions, the company said.
Post-surgical imaging findings include architectural distortion of lung and loculated pleural effusions (Figure 21).