productive pleurisy

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]

productive pleurisy

Pleuritis with fibrosis; e.g., fibrous mesothelioma or fibrosing pleuritis.
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