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causes of pleurisy

  • pneumonia
    pneumonia

    pneumonia (respiratory disease characterized by inflammation of the lung parenchyma (excluding the bronchi) with congestion caused by viruses or bacteria or irritants)

  • pulmonary embolism
    pulmonary embolism

    pulmonary embolism, a blockage of the pulmonary artery, usually occuring when a venous thrombus, becomes dislodged from its site of formation and embolizes to the arterial blood supply of one of the lungs

  • rheumatoid arthritis
    rheumatoid arthritis

    rheumatoid arthritis ((or RA) a chronic, inflammatory autoimmune disorder that causes the immune system to attack the joints)

  • tuberculosis
    tuberculosis

    tuberculosis, a lung infection

  • chronic kidney disease (CKD), also known as chronic renal disease, the progressive loss in renal function over a period of months or years

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