Pleurisy is inflammation in the tissue that covers the lungs and chest wall. The main symptoms are chest pain associated with breathing. Treatments for pleurisy vary depending on the cause. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about how pleurisy is caused, how to treat it, and much more.
Pleurisy is a type of chest pain that affects tissues around your lungs. Learn more about pleurisy causes, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, and complications.
The Basics of Pleurisy Symptoms
Learn the symptoms of pleurisy and pleural effusion from the experts at WebMD.
Pleurisy Diagnosis & Treatment
Learn more about the diagnosis and treatment of pleurisy and pleural effusion.
Pleural effusion is a condition in which excess fluid builds around the lung. Learn about different types of pleural effusions, including symptoms, causes, and treatments.
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