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Study about Pancreaticopleural Fistula: A Cause of Recurrent Pleural Effusions in Chronic Pancreatitis

PPF, or pancreaticopleural fistula, is a rare yet dangerous consequence of chronic pancreatitis. In middle-aged males with a history of alcohol consumption, PPF should be considered in the differential diagnosis of recurrent and large pleural effusions. Because the patients often report with respiratory symptoms associated to the pleural effusion rather than pancreatitis, the diagnosis requires…
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October 21, 2021 0

A Brief Study on Meigs’ Syndrome

Meigs’ syndrome is a rare complication that includes a benign ovarian neoplasm, ascites, and pleural effusion. Meigs syndrome can occur in about 1% of ovarian neoplasia cases. Many metastatic cancers have similar signs and symptoms. Early discovery and treatment of the illness results in a higher prognosis and survival rate. The goal of this study…
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September 1, 2021 0