Pleural Effusions

Pleural effusions have traditionally been classified as transudative versus exudative and thoracentesis with application of Light’s Criteria used to differentiate the two with 98% sensitivity and 83% specificity for exudative process.

Bilateral hilar lymph node enlargement

Bilateral hilar lymph node enlargement can arise from many causes, which include: sarcoidosis infection tuberculosis mycoplasma histoplasmosis coccidiodomycosis malignancy lymphoma: more common in hodgkin lymphoma than non-hodgkin lymphoma. carcinoma inorganic dust disease silicosis berylliosis read MORE

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