Subpulmonic effusion | definition of subpulmonic effusion by Medical dictionary
a collection of fluid in the pleural space mostly located radiographically between the diaphragm and the basal surface of the lung.
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On a lateral view, a subpulmonic effusion
may have an appearance likened to the "Rock of Gibraltar"--an angulated contour of the lung base with the peak at the oblique fissure (Figure 2).
A chest x-ray on discharge showed minimal right subpulmonic effusion
2), features suggestive of a subpulmonic effusion
(lateral peaking of an apparently raised hemidiaphragm) (Fig.