Pleural mouse

A pleural mouse (also known as a fibrin body), is a 1-2 cm mobile rounded clump of fibrin left over after resolution of a pleural effusion.

Inspired signs

Article information

rID: 1896
System: Chest
Section: Signs
Tag: stub, refs, cases
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Pleural mice
  • Pleural fibrin body

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