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Plural effusion on my chest xray what does it mean?

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In brief: fluid

That is fluid around the lung- between the lung and the inside of the chest wall- see the difference between the lung on the right side of the picture and the lung on the left side of the picture- the one on the left side of the picture has a large effusion.

In brief: fluid

That is fluid around the lung- between the lung and the inside of the chest wall- see the difference between the lung on the right side of the picture and the lung on the left side of the picture- the one on the left side of the picture has a large effusion.
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