A 33-year-old female asked:
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Tb with pleura empyema?

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Dr. Klaus d Lessnau
35 years experience in Pulmonary Critical Care
And: Not unusual see your TB expert asap.
Answered on Jun 10, 2014

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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Burns
36 years experience in Emergency Medicine
Non-acute: Pleural thickening does not usually cause symptoms. There is likely another cause which should be investigated.
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Dr. James Burns
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That would be: Hard to tell you without looking at the x-ray. What did the radiologist call it? Pleural placques not a common with tb.
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