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Uremic pleuritis: A case report and review of recurrent exudative pleural effusions in children

Matthew D McGraw, Csaba Galambos, Paul C Stillwell
Pediatric Pulmonology 2017, 52 (9): E52-E54
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Despite similar mechanisms driving pleural fluid accumulation, the causes of pleural effusions in children differ significantly from that of adults. When a pleural effusion re-occurs in an adult, literature recommends early thoracentesis, and consideration for pleuroscopy with biopsy to guide the diagnostic evaluation. In children, there is a paucity of literature for guiding management of recurrent exudative pleural effusion. We present an unusual pediatric case of uremic pleuritis with recurrent pericardial and exudative pleural effusions.

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