Tuberculous pleural effusion

Tuberculous pleural infusion is a fluid accumulation in the lung caused by a severe, usually prolonged infection with Tuberculosis. As the number of patients with HIV and AIDS increases, this condition is occuring more often. See Tuberculosis and pleural effusion.

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Last revised: December 8, 2012
by Armen E. Martirosyan, M.D.

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