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can aortic rupture lead to pleural effusion??




  #2

nod

Rapid diagnosis is the key to the survival of patients with aortic transection. The routine chest x-ray typically reveals a widened mediastinum, often with pleural effusions.



  #3

oh...i thought it didnt, thanks anyways.


  #4

why pleural effusion?

blood leaks into pleural cavity? or could it be tamponade?

please explain






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