Articles tagged with the term: Pleural Effusion

  • Is a pleural effusion serious?

    A pleural effusion is a build-up of excess fluid in the space between your lungs and chest wall. This build-up can limit the movement and capacity of your lungs. Pleural effusions, also known as ‘fl...
  • Symptoms of a pleural effusion – Infographic

    A pleural effusion is a build-up of an unusual amount fluid between the linings of the lungs and the rib-cage. The thin membrane that lines the surface of your lungs and the inside of your chest is ca...