Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Pleuritis Outlook

What to expect with pleuritis:

  • Most cases of pleuritis respond well to treatment with medication.
  • The duration of pleuritis depends on the underlying cause.

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Last Updated: Jun 23, 2008 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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