Clinical Practice. Pleural Effusion

N Engl J Med. 2002 Jun 20;346(25):1971-7. doi: 10.1056/NEJMcp010731.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Aged
  • Biomarkers / analysis
  • Chest Pain / complications
  • Cytodiagnosis / methods
  • Dyspnea / complications
  • Glucose / analysis
  • Heart Failure / complications
  • Humans
  • L-Lactate Dehydrogenase / analysis
  • Leukocyte Count
  • Male
  • Physical Examination
  • Pleural Effusion / chemistry
  • Pleural Effusion / diagnosis
  • Pleural Effusion / diagnostic imaging
  • Pleural Effusion / etiology*
  • Pleural Effusion, Malignant / diagnosis
  • Pulmonary Embolism / diagnosis
  • Smoking
  • Tuberculosis, Pulmonary / diagnosis
  • Ultrasonography

Substances

  • Biomarkers
  • L-Lactate Dehydrogenase
  • Glucose