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MCC of pleural effusion in children

Bacterial pneumonia

2

MCC of pleural effusion in children after bacterial pneumonia

1) Heart failure 2) Rheumatologic causes 3) Metastatic intrathoracic malignancy

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T/F Pleural eff: Males and females are affected equally

T

4

Dry or plastic pleurisy is usually limited to the ___ pleura

visceral

5

principal symptom of dry/plastic pleurisy

Pain, often localized over the chest wall and is referred to the shoulder or the back

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T/F Dry/plastic pleurisy: child often lies on the opposite side in an attempt to decrease respiratory excursions

F, affected

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T/F Pleurisy is ALWAYS symptomatic

F

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T/F Patients with pleurisy and pneumonia should always be screened for tuberculosis.

T

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T/F Immobilization of the chest with adhesive plaster or therapy with drugs capable of suppressing the cough reflex is indicated in patients with dry/plastic

F

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Normally, only ___ mL of fluid is present in the pleural space, but if formation exceeds clearance, fluid accumulates

4-12

11

Because serofibrinous pleurisy is often preceded by the ___ type

plastic