Eosinophilic pleural effusion: A case and a review

  • Mark D Lacy


A previously healthy middle-aged woman presented with evanescent skin lesions and bilateral pleural effusions with an eosinophilic predominance. Following this case summary, a description of eosinophilic pleuritis, the epidemiology, etiologic considerations, and selected therapies for this syndrome are discussed. Eosinophilic pleural effusion is caused by myriad etiologies and is a therapeutic challenge.

Keywords: pleural effusion, eosinophilic effusion, dermatitis


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Lacy, M. (2020). Eosinophilic pleural effusion: A case and a review. The Southwest Respiratory and Critical Care Chronicles, 8(33), 40-46. https://doi.org/10.12746/swrccc.v8i33.633