Right pleural effusion and TIPS

Case contributed by Dr Craig Hacking


Worsening SOB

Patient Data

Age: 45 years
Gender: Female

Moderate sized mildly loculated right pleural effusion with underlying atelectasis in the right lower lobe. The left lung and pleural space are clear. TIPS noted projected in the liver.

Case Discussion

Nice viva case of liver disease causing the effusion.

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Case information

rID: 39372
Published: 2nd Sep 2015
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
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