Pleurisy (also known as pleuritis) is an inflammation of the pleurae, the
membranes of the pleural cavity surrounding the lungs. There are many possible
Pleurisy, an inflammation of the lining around the lungs, is associated with sharp
chest pain upon breathing in. Cough, chest tenderness, and shortness of breath ...
Jan 2, 2014 ... Pleurisy is a condition in which the pleura — a membrane consisting of a layer of
tissue that lines the inner side of the chest cavity and a layer ...
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Dec 29, 2015 ... Learn about pleurisy symptoms such as chest pain, cough, shortness of breath,
and fever. Pleurisy is an inflammation of the pleura and fluid in ...
Pleurisy is due to inflammation of the pleura next to the lung. It is most often
caused by infection with a germ (a viral infection). In these cases the pain can be
Sep 21, 2011 ... Pleurisy and other pleural disorders are treated with procedures, medicines, and
other methods. The goals of treatment include: Relieving ...
Pleurisy is an inflammation of the membrane that surrounds and protects the
lungs (the pleura). Inflammation occurs when an infection or damaging agent ...
Chest pain is usually of a type called pleuritic pain (the term pleurisy is no longer
or only rarely used). It may be felt only when the person breathes deeply or ...
May 1, 2007 ... Pleurisy is inflammation of the parietal pleura that typically results in
characteristic pleuritic pain and has a variety of possible causes. The term ...