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Life Threatening Iatrogenic Unilateral Pleural Effusion: An Uncommon Complication of CVP Line Placement

Dr. Rajnish Kumar, Dr. Priyanka

Abstract: Pleural effusions are commonly encountered in both out patients deptt. and in patient deptt.Analysis of the relevant clinical history, physical examination, chest radiography and diagnostic thoracentesis is useful in identifying the cause of pleural effusion in majority of the cases [1]. In few cases, the aetiology may be unclear after the initial assessment. The list of diseases that may account for a pleural effusion is long[2]. We present an interesting case of itrogenic pleural effusion that was encountered in our hospital secondary to central line placement

Keywords: iatrogenic pleural effusion, CVP line, A.D.E.M, displacement

Country: India, Subject Area: Medical Science

Pages: 795 - 796

Edition: Volume 8 Issue 3, March 2019

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Dr. Rajnish Kumar, Dr. Priyanka, "Life Threatening Iatrogenic Unilateral Pleural Effusion: An Uncommon Complication of CVP Line Placement", International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), https://www.ijsr.net/archive/v8i3/show_abstract.php?id=ART20196137, Volume 8 Issue 3, March 2019, 795 - 796

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