pachypleuritis

pachypleuritis

 [pak″e-ploo͡-ri´tis]

pach·y·pleu·ri·tis

(pak'ē-plū-rī'tis),
Obsolete term for inflammation of the pleura with thickening of the membrane.
Synonym(s): productive pleurisy
[pachy- + pleura + G. -itis, inflammation]

pachypleuritis

Induration or sclerosis of the pleura; the modern translation of this term might be fibrous mesothelioma.

pach·y·pleu·ri·tis

(pak'ē-plū-rī'tis)
Inflammation of the pleura with thickening of the membrane.
[pachy- + pleura + G. -itis, inflammation]
References in periodicals archive ?
Quoix, "Pulmonary migratory infiltrates and pachypleuritis in a patient with Crohn's disease," Respiration, vol.
All the patients had been infected by chronic and destructive TB with subsequent pleural reaction and pachypleuritis. Decortication is a procedure by which fibrotic tissue between the visceral and parietal pleura is removed to free the lung and enable it to fully expand.
The surgical findings were pachypleuritis, lung fibrosis and retraction, and mycetoma truffle in all cases.
(b) Inflammatory pleural effusion (iPE) n = 18 (M: n = 16; F: n = 2) Gender Age Diagnosis 1 M 64 Acute pleurisy 2 F 74 Chronic pleurisy 3 M 45 Chronic pleurisy 4 M 72 Chronic pleurisy 5 M 74 Chronic pleurisy 6 M 80 Chronic pleurisy 7 M 80 Chronic pleurisy 8 M 83 Chronic pleurisy 9 M 85 Chronic pleurisy 10 M 59 Inflammatory pleural effusion 11 M 72 Inflammatory pleural effusion 12 M 77 Inflammatory pleural effusion 13 F 75 Pachypleuritis 14 M 65 Pachypleuritis 15 M 69 Pachypleuritis 16 M 71 Pachypleuritis 17 M 75 Pachypleuritis 18 M 79 Pachypleuritis Age: mean + SEM = 72.2 + 2.2.
The numbers of patients who had associated pathologies (i.e., dyspnea, residual pachypleuritis, bronchiectasis, pulmonary insufficiency) varied significantly among the professional groups (p [less than] .01).