An acute left-sided hydrothorax

Spiller, Robert
May 2007
Gut;May2007, Vol. 56 Issue 5, p644
Academic Journal
The article presents a case of a 78-year old man with progressive shortness of breath of three days duration. The patient had a history of ischemic stroke with minor neurological sequelae of swallowing and speech dysfunction. His abdomen was soft and flat without rebound tenderness. A massive pleural effusion was found on the left side of his chest.


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