Urinothorax: Unexpected Cause of a Pleural Effusion

Ray, Keren; Rattan, Shachi; Yohannes, Theodors
November 2003
Mayo Clinic Proceedings;Nov2003, Vol. 78 Issue 11, p1433
Academic Journal
Discusses the case of 53-year-old male patient who developed urinothorax after a surgical ileal conduit and placement of bilateral percutaneous nephrostomy tubes. Signs and symptoms; Thoracentesis test; Pleural effusion.


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