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Collection Of Air In The Pleural Space
Cul-De-Sac: Inflammatory fluid in the peritoneal cavity collects in the cul-de-sac between the uterus and rectum in women and between the posterior of the bladder and the rectum in men. It is the continuation of the peritoneal lining in this most dependent of areas that allows fluid to collect there. ...Read more
Depends: Depending on if you have any symptoms, both acute or chronic, this can be related to a number of things. A general differential can be easily Google'd however with this described finding I rec you see a pulmonologist to fully review your hx and findings. If you have an active cough, you should be wearing a mask and seek immediate evaluation to make sure you're not contagious. ...Read more
Air space disease: The term airspace disease is generally used to indicate a problem involving the alveoli or air sacs in the lungs. These alveoli can fill up with fluid (e.g., pus, blood, water) and show up as abnormalities on chest xrays and ct scans. "right lateral" means the outside or peripheral part of the right lung. Most commonly, focal airspace disease suggests there is pneumonia. ...Read more
Wikipedia...: Ben-horin et al. (2005) studied the composition of pericardial fluid in patients undergoing open heart surgery. They found that the fluid is made up of a high concentration of lactate dehydrogenase (ldh), protein and lymphocytes. In a healthy adult there is usually 15-50ml of clear, straw-coloured fluid. However there is little data on the normal composition of pericardial fluid to serve as a refe. ...Read more
Tunica vaginals: The testicles are protected by a membrane called the tunica vaginalis. For reasons that are sometimes obscure, this membrane starts secreting fluid(plasma) that accumulates thus forming the hydrocele. Sometimes, the reason for the increased secretions can be trauma or any other kind of physical insult. ...Read more
What is the difference between pleural effusion and pulmonary edema? Where does the water accumulates in pul edema?
Different Location: A pleural effusion is fluid around the lungs that collects between the lung and chest wall. Pulmonary edema is fluid that collects in the lung airspaces themselves. Many times, you can have both together. Both cause difficulty with breathing. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Several: Fluid in the lungs could mean pulmonary edema (swelling of lung) which can be caused by heart failure (multiple causes of this), infection, mitral valve disease, kidney failure, inflammation. Fluid surrounding lungs (pleural effusion) trauma, infection, heart failure, cancer, kidney failure. There are more. It's best to talk with your doctor for specifics. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Whats the difference in abscess's and large fluid collection, in pelvis , are abscess's and fluid collection the one and the same ???
Not necessarily : An Abcess is a walled off area of infection. Fluid collections can be anything, they have different characteristics on the imaging and treated differently. Some fluid collections are just watched closely, an some just go away on there own. Remember our bodies are made up of water primarily and this can, in essence, collect up anywhere. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Small amount of fluid within the subacrominal subdeltoid bursa which may reflect in bursitis in the absence of visualized full thickness r-cuff tear?
Inflamed bursa: A bursa is a small sac that often cushions an area around a bony prominence and also often sits next to tendon. Subacromial bursitis often accompanies a significant rotator cuff tear and less commonly, can occur by itself as a result of inflammation. Treatment can include rest from aggravating activities, anti-inflammatory meds, physical therapy and corticosteroid injections. ...Read more