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Unexpandable lung from pleural disease

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Unexpandable lung is a common complication of malignant pleural effusions and inflammatory pleural diseases, such as pleural infection (e.g. empyema and complicated parapneumonic effusion) and noninfectious fibrinous pleuritis. Unexpandable lung due to pleural disease may be because of an active pleural process, and is referred to as malignant or inflammatory lung entrapment. An unexpandable lung may also be encountered in the setting of remote pleural inflammation resulting in a mature fibro...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1111/resp.13199

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0000-0001-9692-8732
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDM
Sub department:
NDM Experimental Medicine
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ORCID:
0000-0003-1195-1680
Publisher:
Wiley
Journal:
Respirology More from this journal
Volume:
23
Issue:
2
Pages:
160-167
Publication date:
2017-10-24
Acceptance date:
2017-07-12
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EISSN:
1440-1843
ISSN:
1323-7799
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pubs:890029
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uuid:23015adb-b9c2-441a-82a4-21772d5dc825
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pubs:890029
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890029
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2018-08-31

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