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IP Indian Journal of Immunology and Respiratory Medicine

Massive pleural effusion as a result of painless acute pancreatitis: A rare presentation

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Author Details: Sujeet Raina, Shyam Sunder CM, Baldev Singh Rana, Guru Dutt Sharma

Volume : 1

Issue : 1

Online ISSN : 2581-4222

Print ISSN : 2581-4214

Article First Page : 16

Article End Page : 19


We report a patient who presented to us with massive left sided pleural effusion. While investigating him for the etiology of pleural effusion, acute pancreatitis was unexpectedly diagnosed on computed tomography. The case is reported to highlight the clinical condition of massive pleural effusion as a presentation of painless acute pancreatitis.

Pleural fluid, pancreas, painless