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Causes of Pleural Effusion

In this article we will discuss about the various Causes of Pleural Effusion. So, let’s get started.

Causes

Lung infection such as pneumonia, tuberculosis etc.

Malignancy

Congestive Heart Failure

Trauma

Pulmonary Embolism

Hypoalbuminemia

Liver cirrhosis

Kidney failure

Hypothyroidism

Systemic lupus erythematosus

Rheumatoid Arthritis

Sjorgens syndrome

Nephrotic syndrome

Pancreatitis

Drug induced

Esophageal rupture

Post coronary bypass surgery

Post upper abdominal surgery (postoperative atelectasis)

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