A 72-year-old man presented with malaise, weight loss, and cough. Chest radiograph revealed bilateral pleural effusions. On thoracentesis, the left effusion was a clear yellow exudate with more than 90% lymphocytes, and the right effusion was a grossly bloody exudate with more than 90% neutrophils. Cultures of both effusions grew Mycobacterium tuberculosis.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||2|
|State||Published - 1996|
- elderly pleura
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine