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What can cause pleurisy?

  • pulmonary embolism
    pulmonary embolism

    pulmonary embolism (PE), the blockage of the main artery of the lung or one of its branches by a substance that has travelled from elsewhere in the body through the bloodstream (embolism)

  • 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, MTB, or TB, a common, and in many cases lethal, infectious disease caused by various strains of mycobacteria, usually Mycobacterium tuberculosis

  • chronic renal failure
    chronic renal failure

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

  • pneumonia
    pneumonia

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

  • juvenile idiopathic arthritis
    juvenile idiopathic arthritis

    juvenile idiopathic arthritis, formerly known as juvenile rheumatoid arthritis, a most common form of persistent arthritis in children

  • familial Mediterranean fever, a hereditary inflammatory disorder

  • Radiotherapy (radiation with sufficient quantal energy to cleave covalent bonds in biomolecules, resulting in ion pair products)

  • lupus erythematosus, a connective tissue disease

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