RADIOT THERAPY

Pleural effusion may occur as a complication of tera. ­ radiation of the chest. Bachman and Macken 200 patients were observed who were exposed to Hemitorax (40–60 Gy) for breast jelly cancer ­ Shl . Of this number of patients, II (5.5%) had a pleural effusion in the long-term period, which, in view of the absence of ­ Other obvious causes were attributed to radiation therapy. ­ pii . In all patients, effusion was formed after 6 months after completion of radiation therapy and was accompanied by radiation pneumonitis . The characteristics of the pleural fluid of patients with pleurisy caused by radiation therapy have not yet been clearly defined. ­ divided, but there is evidence that it is an exudate with a large amount ­ holding mesothelial cells . Most have pain ­ the resulting effusion was small, but in one case, the effusion was about 50% hemithorax . In 4 of the II patients, spontaneous resorption of the effusion occurred in periods from 4 to 23 months. In the remaining patients, the pleural effusion persisted, but over the observation period (10–40 month ) its volume gradually decreased.

ELECTRICAL BURNS

Individuals who have received extensive elektroozhogi can also Obra ­ be pleural effusions. If the contact with the burn was on the chest, the pleura is damaged. Pleural ­ A nauseous effusion in case of damage to the pleura occurs within the first week after the burn, while the patient may develop pneumonitis . The resulting pleural effusion is usually exudate and after a few months ­ Slowly absorbed.

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