"Pleural Effusion" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
Presence of fluid in the pleural cavity resulting from excessive transudation or exudation from the pleural surfaces. It is a sign of disease and not a diagnosis in itself.
- Pleural Effusion
- Effusion, Pleural
- Effusions, Pleural
- Pleural Effusions
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more general than "Pleural Effusion".
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more specific than "Pleural Effusion".
This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Pleural Effusion" by people in the URMC Research Network by year, and whether "Pleural Effusion" was a major or minor topic of these publication.