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Clin Case Rep. 2019 Feb 19;7(4):675-679. doi: 10.1002/ccr3.2069. eCollection 2019 Apr.

Refractory exudative pleural effusion in patients with chronic kidney disease not receiving dialysis: A case report.

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Division of Nephrology, Department of Internal Medicine, School of Medicine, Jeju National University Hospital Jeju National University Jeju City Korea.

Abstract

Although exudative pleural effusion can be caused by infections, malignancies, and connective tissue diseases, we need to consider uremic pleural effusion and pleuritis in differential diagnosis of exudative lymphocyte predominant pleural effusion in patients with chronic kidney disease not receiving dialysis.

KEYWORDS:

chronic kidney disease; corticosteroid; exudative pleural effusion

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