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Does pleural effusion create pressure on lungs?

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Dr. David Cooke
Surgery - Thoracic
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In brief: It can

Pleural effusion i fluid collection in the space around the lungs.
There are many causes. The fluid can compress the lung making it difficult to breathe. It may need to be drained.

In brief: It can

Pleural effusion i fluid collection in the space around the lungs.
There are many causes. The fluid can compress the lung making it difficult to breathe. It may need to be drained.
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