1 Marel M, Zrustova M, Stasny B, Light RW. The incidence of pleural effusion in a well-defined region. Epidemiologic study in central Bohemia. A pleural effusion is a buildup of fluid between the layers of tissue that line the lungs and chest cavity. A pleural effusion is excess fluid that accumulates in the pleural cavity, the fluid- filled space that surrounds the lungs. This excess fluid can impair breathing by.

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