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ID DOID:1532
Name pleural disease
Definition A thoracic disease which may involve inflammation of pleura, collection of air within the pleural cavity, abnormal collection of pleural fluid, abnormal growths on the pleura (pleural tumor) and pleural plaques. The main causes of pleural diseases including pleural effusions are congestive heart failure, malignancy, parapneumonic infections and pulmonary embolism.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pleural_disease
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MESH:D010995

NCI:C26859

SNOMEDCT_US_2018_03_01:88075009

UMLS_CUI:C0032226

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DOID:1531

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Synonyms

disorder of pleura [EXACT]

non-neoplastic pleural disease [EXACT]

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is_a lower respiratory tract disease

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