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Pleural Effusion

"Pleural Effusion" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

Presence of fluid in the pleural cavity resulting from excessive transudation or exudation from the pleural surfaces. It is a sign of disease and not a diagnosis in itself.

This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Pleural Effusion" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Pleural Effusion" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 162 publications over 30 distinct years, with a maximum of 13 publications in 2021
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