Has Other Cancer Or Tuberculosis Suspicious Symptoms. In This Case, A Thoracoscopy May Be Indicated. If Thoracoscopy Is Unavailable

a fine needle biopsy of the pleura can be made. If tuberculous pleurisy is suspected the adenosine deaminase level is measured in the pleural fluid. A level of> 40 U / L has a sensitivity and specificity of 95% for the diagnosis of tuberculous pleurisy. Diagnosis of pleural effusion * Based on existing fever weight loss Cancer history of, or other suggestive symptoms. Treatment Treatment of the symptoms of the…

September 3, 2018