Large unilateral pleural effusion

Last revised by Dr Ian Bickle on 10 Oct 2020

When a pleural effusion is large and unilateral, concern for an underlying abnormality should be raised. Causes include:

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Cases and figures

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  • Case 3 : breast cancer (mastectomy)
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