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What is the cause of pain after a pleural effusion?
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In brief: Inflammation
The potential space between chest wall and lungs has thin lining--- the pleura , chest wall lining the parietal pleura is very sensitive any inflammation will cause severe pain, effusion is the result of inflammation on the pleura.

In brief: Inflammation
The potential space between chest wall and lungs has thin lining--- the pleura , chest wall lining the parietal pleura is very sensitive any inflammation will cause severe pain, effusion is the result of inflammation on the pleura.
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