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pleu·rit·ic

(plū-rit'ik),
Pertaining to pleurisy.

pleuritic

[ploo͡rit′ik]
Etymology: Gk, pleura, rib
pertaining to a condition of pleurisy.

pleu·rit·ic

(plūr-it'ik)
Pertaining to pleurisy.

pleuritic

pertaining to or emanating from pleurisy. See also pleural.

pleuritic ridge
thoracic immobility with the chest expanded combined with abdominal respiration causes the costochondral arches to be more visible than usual. Called pleuritic ridge because of its occurrence in pleurisy as a response to pain on chest movement.
pleuritic thrill
palpable counterpart of the pleural friction rub.
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Respiratory symptoms like cough, pleuritic chest pain, breathlessness were present in 18 patients (45%) and the remaining 22 patients (55%) were asymptomatic.
A 31-year-old Hispanic woman with biopsy-proven DLE of 10-year duration presented with dyspnea and pleuritic chest pain that had been continuous for 1 month.
1), (2), (4), (5) Symptoms such as cough, fever, pleuritic chest pain and dyspnoea are nonspecific and therefore not necessarily useful for diagnostic purposes.
The recognized clinical features are fever and pleuritic chest pain but many patients are asymptomatic.
further tear the pleuritic lining of its lungs, allow its tongue to loll
In these reported cases, most patients had left upper quadrant abdominal pain, left pleuritic chest pain and tender splenomegaly.
Gina had pleuritic chest pain, dyspnoea, anxiety and a cough.
The predominant symptoms are right upper quadrant pain, tenderness, and pleuritic right sided chest pain (2).
A 75-year-old Latin-American female was admitted for a 4-week history of dyspnea, nonproductive cough, and pleuritic chest pain.
A 38-year-old man with a 3-day history of shortness of breath, productive cough and pleuritic chest pain presented to the medical department at Helen Joseph Hospital, Johannesburg.
Pleuritic pain may indicate haemorrhage in the pericardial sac, with the potential for acute cardiac tamponade.