Volume : V, Issue : II, February - 2016

STUDY OF ETIOLOGICAL AND CLINICAL PROFILE OF PLEURAL EFFUSION IN A TERITARY CARE HOSPITAL , BAREILLY.

Rajesh Agarwal, V. K. Tiwari, Rajat Agarwal, Nishant Gupta

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 Pleural effusion is the collection of air or fluid in the pleural space or cavity . It can cause significant respiratory symptoms and may lead to respiratory failure and mortality if not treated otherwise. This hospital based study was carried out on 40 patients to find the etiological profile and clinical presentation of patients with pleural effusion in the patients presenting at a tertiary health care center. Results of this study revealed that Tubercular effusion, para pneumonic effusion, malignant effusion, Congestive cardiac failure, Liver disease, Renal disease are major important disease factors with various presenting feature of patients with pleural effusion, mainly shortness of eath, fever, cough, chest pain, edema, haemoptysis and weight loss. This study would help in early diagnosis and possible intervention and prompt treatment of patients with pleural effusion.

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Rajesh Agarwal, V.K.Tiwari, Rajat Agarwal, Nishant Gupta Global Journal For Research Analysis, Vol: 5, Issue: 2 February 2016 Global Journal For Research Analysis, Vol: 5, Issue: 2 February 2016


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