link
Bookmarks
Free Pleural Effusion
Sitang Nirattisaikul, MD; Tomás Franquet, MD, PhD
To access 4,300 diagnoses written by the world's leading experts in radiology, please log in or subscribe.Log inSubscribe

DIFFERENTIAL DIAGNOSIS

    ESSENTIAL INFORMATION

    • Key Differential Diagnosis Issues

      • Helpful Clues for Common Diagnoses

        • Helpful Clues for Less Common Diagnoses

          • Helpful Clues for Rare Diagnoses

            Selected References

            1. Ali N et al: Computed tomographic and clinical features of pulmonary veno-occlusive disease: raising the radiologist's awareness. Clin Radiol. 74(9):655-62, 2019
            2. Porcel JM: Chest imaging for the diagnosis of complicated parapneumonic effusions. Curr Opin Pulm Med. 24(4):398-402, 2018
            3. Hallifax RJ et al: State-of-the-art: radiological investigation of pleural disease. Respir Med. 124:88-99, 2017
            4. Bhalla AS et al: Chest tuberculosis: radiological review and imaging recommendations. Indian J Radiol Imaging. 25(3):213-25, 2015
            5. Capobianco J et al: Thoracic manifestations of collagen vascular diseases. Radiographics. 32(1):33-50, 2012
            6. Light RW: Pleural effusions. Med Clin North Am. 95(6):1055-70, 2011
            7. Light RW: Clinical practice. Pleural effusion. N Engl J Med. 346(25):1971-7, 2002
            8. Aquino SL et al: Pleural exudates and transudates: diagnosis with contrast-enhanced CT. Radiology 192:803-8, 1994
            9. Halvorsen RA et al: Ascites or pleural effusion? CT differentiation: four useful criteria. Radiographics. 6(1):135-49, 1986
            Related Anatomy
            Loading...
            Related Differential Diagnoses
            Loading...
            References
            Tables

            Tables

            DIFFERENTIAL DIAGNOSIS

              ESSENTIAL INFORMATION

              • Key Differential Diagnosis Issues

                • Helpful Clues for Common Diagnoses

                  • Helpful Clues for Less Common Diagnoses

                    • Helpful Clues for Rare Diagnoses

                      Selected References

                      1. Ali N et al: Computed tomographic and clinical features of pulmonary veno-occlusive disease: raising the radiologist's awareness. Clin Radiol. 74(9):655-62, 2019
                      2. Porcel JM: Chest imaging for the diagnosis of complicated parapneumonic effusions. Curr Opin Pulm Med. 24(4):398-402, 2018
                      3. Hallifax RJ et al: State-of-the-art: radiological investigation of pleural disease. Respir Med. 124:88-99, 2017
                      4. Bhalla AS et al: Chest tuberculosis: radiological review and imaging recommendations. Indian J Radiol Imaging. 25(3):213-25, 2015
                      5. Capobianco J et al: Thoracic manifestations of collagen vascular diseases. Radiographics. 32(1):33-50, 2012
                      6. Light RW: Pleural effusions. Med Clin North Am. 95(6):1055-70, 2011
                      7. Light RW: Clinical practice. Pleural effusion. N Engl J Med. 346(25):1971-7, 2002
                      8. Aquino SL et al: Pleural exudates and transudates: diagnosis with contrast-enhanced CT. Radiology 192:803-8, 1994
                      9. Halvorsen RA et al: Ascites or pleural effusion? CT differentiation: four useful criteria. Radiographics. 6(1):135-49, 1986