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  • Pleural Effusion Causes and Symptoms

    Pleural Effusion Causes and Symptoms

    Pleural effusion is a buildup of fluid between the membranes covering the lung and the thoracic cavity. Many medical conditions and conditions can cause pleural effusion, including heart failure, pneumonia, infections, kidney disease, rheumatoid arthritis and tuberculosis. This can also occur due to exposure to asbestos, possibly due to the asbestos-induced inflammation and disease they…