Pleural effusion history and symptoms

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Editor-In-Chief: C. Michael Gibson, M.S., M.D. [1]

History and Symptoms

Pleural effusion is usually diagnosed on the basis of a family history and a physical exam, and it is confirmed by a chest x-ray.

The symptoms are as follows-

Sometimes there are no symptoms

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