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Pleural Effusion MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Pleural Effusion
Tree Number(s)
C08.528.652
Unique ID
D010996
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D010996
Annotation
PLEURAL EFFUSION, MALIGNANT is also available
Scope Note
Presence of fluid in the pleural cavity resulting from excessive transudation or exudation from the pleural surfaces. It is a sign of disease and not a diagnosis in itself.
See Also
Thoracentesis
Yellow Nail Syndrome
Public MeSH Note
1968; was PLEURAL EFFUSIONS 1963-1967
Online Note
use PLEURAL EFFUSION to search PLEURAL EFFUSIONS 1966-1967
History Note
1968; was in Cat A & C 1968-1983, was PLEURAL EFFUSIONS in Cat A & C 1963-1967
Date Established
1968/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2015/06/22
Pleural Effusion Preferred
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