Drug-induced pleural disease

Academic Article


  • Drug-induced pleural disease in the form of pleural fibrosis or pleural effusions is a common but frequently overlooked toxic or allergic manifestation of usage of a particular class of drugs. A detailed history of drug intake will often unveil the cause for the pleural pathology. Discontinuation of the drug with or without the addition of steroid therapy may be helpful.
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  • Antony VB
  • Start Page

  • 331
  • End Page

  • 340
  • Volume

  • 19
  • Issue

  • 2