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Descriptor English:   Pleural Effusion, Malignant 
Descriptor Spanish:   Derrame Pleural Maligno 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Derrame Pleural Maligno 
Synonyms English:   Effusion, Malignant Pleural
Effusions, Malignant Pleural
Malignant Pleural Effusion
Malignant Pleural Effusions
Pleural Effusions, Malignant  
Tree Number:   C04.588.894.797.640.700
C08.528.652.700
C08.528.694.700
C08.785.640.700
Definition English:   Presence of fluid in the PLEURAL CAVITY as a complication of malignant disease. Malignant pleural effusions often contain actual malignant cells. 
Indexing Annotation English:   do not confuse with PRIMARY EFFUSION LYMPHOMA, often found in the pleural cavity
History Note English:   91 
Allowable Qualifiers English:  
BL blood CF cerebrospinal fluid
CI chemically induced CH chemistry
CL classification CO complications
CN congenital CY cytology
DI diagnosis DG diagnostic imaging
DH diet therapy DT drug therapy
EC economics EM embryology
EN enzymology EP epidemiology
EH ethnology ET etiology
GE genetics HI history
IM immunology ME metabolism
MI microbiology MO mortality
NU nursing PS parasitology
PA pathology PP physiopathology
PC prevention & control PX psychology
RT radiotherapy RH rehabilitation
SU surgery TH therapy
UR urine VE veterinary
VI virology  
Record Number:   29084 
Unique Identifier:   D016066 

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