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    Question which sided pleural effusion has better prognosis n y

    rt r lt sided pleural effusion has a better out come??

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    i read that right side pleural effusion is common. but abot prognosis i dont kno. any clues? any way bhavana start thread in appr place

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    i think left has good prognosis when it comes 2 massiv effusion as right side azygous vein compression brings in the difference

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    where u got this information? sory 4 late. im busy vt strike againt rural service.

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    sory i read the post jus now.my professor asked that q n no one of us answered.he said then.if u get further inf pl post it

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    I think left sided pleural effusion has better prognosis.! In rt side chances of massive collection are increased because of larger pleural sac.! also hepatic infection may be considered.!

    What is the right answer.?

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