parapneumonic effusion


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parapneumonic effusion

pleural effusion associated with pneumonia
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The CK19 analysis helped us to exclude adenocarcinomas versus tuberculosis, transudates, and parapneumonic effusions with a highly significant P value (Dunn's test, P < 0.0001), as shown in Table 2.
Our patient had pneumonia with parapneumonic effusion, but the organisms cultured were different.
The authors detected Streptococcus pneumoniae in 66% of parapneumonic effusions during 2012.
(7) For example, a parapneumonic effusion represents an exudate (likely from vessel permeability and leakage of inflammatory cells) but is typically sterile at the outset and may appear simple.
Chest X-ray was interpreted as possible right-sided pneumonia with a large parapneumonic effusion (Figure 1).
twice-daily intrapleural urokinase treatment of complicated parapneumonic effusion in paediatric patients: A randomised, prospective study.
Acute pneumonia can result in fluid collection in the pleural space, a parapneumonic effusion visible on chest radiographs.
Pleural effusion associated with bacterial pneumonia, bronchiectasis or lung abscess is called parapneumonic effusion, while the presence of pus in the pleural space is named empyema.
Macroscopic appearance of pleural effusions Straw colour * Tuberculosis * Transudates * Simple parapneumonic effusion * Benign asbestos-related effusion Chylous * Neoplasms * Trauma * Tuberculosis * Sarcoidosis * Amyloidosis * Neoplasm Bloody * Trauma * Pulmonary embolism * Post-cardiac injury Purulent * Tuberculosis * Empyema Routine chemistry
Upto 53% cases of lymphocytic exudative effusion are tuberculous in nature.2 Although tuberculosis is less common in developed countries, 25% cases of pleural effusion were found to be tuberculous in nature in Spain.19,20 Parapneumonic effusion was the second most common cause of pleural effusion.