When Fluid Collects between the Chest Wall and the Outer Surface of the Lungs?


Pleural effusion happens when fluid collects between the chest wall and the outer surface of the lungs. This is caused by lung disorders, heart failure and tumors.
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When a collection of blood, fluid, or air is present between the chest wall and the surface of the lung, a Pneumothorax can occur. It can cause chest pain and ...
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