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Metastatic pleural tumor

  • Alternative Names

    Tumor - metastatic pleural


    Symptoms
    • Chest pain
    • Cough
    • General discomfort, uneasiness, or ill feeling (malaise)
    • Shortness of breath
    • Weight loss

    Signs and tests
    • Chest x-ray
    • CT scan of the chest
    • Open pleural biopsy
    • Pleural fluid analysis
    • Pleural needle biopsy
    • Removal of fluid from around the lungs (thoracentesis)