hydrothorax


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hydrothorax

[‚hī·drə′thȯr‚aks]
(medicine)
Collection of serous fluid in the pleural spaces.
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An abdominopelvic mass associated to ascites, hydrothorax and elevated CA-125 serum level can imitate an advanced ovarian cancer.
Impact of therapeutic interventions on survival of patients with hepatic hydrothorax.
Thoracoscopy and talc poudrage in the management of hepatic hydrothorax.
Here, we describe a case of hydrothorax that occurred in a patient on CAPD and highlight the problems of diagnosis and management.
Surgical treatment is the last option for recurrent hydrothorax.
A CT scan of the neck and chest obtained on hospital day 12 showed fluid in the right side of the neck, upper anterior mediastinum, upper posterior mediastinum, empyema thoracis, and left hydrothorax.
Hepatic hydrothorax is defined as a pleural effusion usually >500 ml, in patients with cirrhosis without cardiopulmonary disease [1].
The placement of these catheters has been associated with various complications including pneumothorax, hemothorax, hydrothorax, chylothorax, arrhythmias, cardiac tamponade, hematoma formation, air embolism, infection, injury to the great vessels, thrombosis, injury to the brachial plexus, injury to the phrenic nerve, and death.
There was bilateral hydrothorax and moderate pulmonary congestion associated with a passively congested liver (1800 g).
On the 20th day after surgery, a chest x-ray showed bilateral hydrothorax and right pneumothorax.
enterocolitica and not a superinfection of a hepatic hydrothorax, which is common in these patients.
15) Transdiaphragmatic migration of ascitic fluid causes hepatic hydrothorax in 5% to 25% of cirrhotic patients.