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Pleurisy

Known as: Pleuritides, Pleurisy [Disease/Finding], Pleurisies 
Inflammation of the pleura. It is usually caused by infections. Chest pain while breathing or coughing is the presenting symptom.
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Highly Cited
2015
Highly Cited
2015
Many patients with an idiopathic interstitial pneumonia (IIP) have clinical features that suggest an underlying autoimmune… Expand
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
Abstract: Familial Mediterranean fever (FMF) is an autosomal recessive disease that is prevalent among eastern Mediterranean… Expand
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
In the present study, we assessed the frequency and characteristics of the main causes of morbidity and mortality in systemic… Expand
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
Thoracoscopy is the most accurate yet most expensive tool for establishing the diagnosis of tuberculous (TB) pleurisy. However… Expand
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
Cyclooxygenase (COX) has two isoforms. Generally, COX 1 is constitutively expressed in most tissues, where it maintains… Expand
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
In the present study we assessed the frequency and characteristics of the main causes of morbidity and mortality in SLE during a… Expand
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
OBJECTIVES To determine the age at which tuberculous pleural effusions occur, the radiological and biochemical characteristics of… Expand
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Highly Cited
1993
Highly Cited
1993
Clinical and immunologic evidence suggests that tuberculous pleuritis provides a model to understand protective immune mechanisms… Expand
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Highly Cited
1973
Highly Cited
1973
Anti‐complement immunofluorescence (ACIF) was used to study the complementfixing antigens of human lymphoblastoid cell lines… Expand
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Highly Cited
1970
Highly Cited
1970
Abstract Lassa Fever, a hitherto unknown virus disease from Nigeria, caused the death of two missionary-nurses and the grave… Expand
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