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The term Pleural Disease is used for defining an illness where the membrane that lines the outside of the lungs and chest cavity gets infected. There are a series of infections that can impact this lining. Common symptoms here include coughing, shortness of breath, chill, fever, sudden and drastic weight loss accompanied with swelling in the joints and muscle pain.
HOW IS PLEURAL DISEASE DIAGNOSED?
A General Physician/Pulmonologist diagnoses Pleural Disease by performing a physical examination, chest ultrasound, and pleural fluid analysis. Often, the doctor may schedule a thoracoscopy to diagnoses the type of Pleural Disease.
HOW IS PLEURAL DISEASE TREATED?
Once the cause of the Pleural Disease is established, the doctor would prescribe the remedy for the cause, whether it is pneumonia or heart condition. There are also ways to remove the excess fluid below the lungs, where found appropriate.
DID YOU KNOW?
Pleural Disease can often be the result of cancer cells spreading to the pleura.