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What does hydrothorax mean?

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Dr. Brett Kalmowitz
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology

In brief: Fluid

Hydrothorax refers to fluid around the lung tissue.
It can happen from heart failure, pneumonia or other causes (liver disease, cancers, etc.).

In brief: Fluid

Hydrothorax refers to fluid around the lung tissue.
It can happen from heart failure, pneumonia or other causes (liver disease, cancers, etc.).
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