What is minimal pleural effusion? Pleurodiaphragmatic adhesion left.?

Explained below. There is a collection of fluid in an estimated small amount around your lung. On the left there is most likely a focal area of scar connecting the lining of the lung called the pleura with the diaphragm. Did you have an empyema? An infection in the pleural space and/or a chest tube placed?

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Can you please describe minimal pleural effusion versus pleurodiaphragmatic adhesion left.?

History helpful. Some density, scarring, fluid- effusion may follow trauma, pneumonia, surgery etc. Also can be early sign of other lung issues. Full history and work up is indicated. Read more...