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Hi doctor, Ultrasound study chest, A thin (5 mm in thickness) layer of hypoechoic fluid noted in right pleural space Impression: Minimal right pleural May I know what does it mean ?

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Hi doctor, Ultrasound study chest,   A thin (5 mm in thic...
Mr. Lybrate user, usually mild fluid accumulation in pleural spaces (aroubd lungs) is common, upto 2 mm. Its not necessary to have fluid, in few people, its gound absolutely dry evn. But when fluid of 5 mm of fluid accumulation was found, it might be due to any liver pathology, heart c/o, renal pathology. Etc. That sgain can be diagnosed by the nature of symptoms expressed out. Mostly found in acute or chronic infections also.
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