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.
Chest Pain Causes
WebMD discusses possible causes of chest pain as well as when to see a doctor.
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