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CASE REPORT
Year : 2016  |  Volume : 30  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 102-104

A case of polyserositis in a 56-year-old female patient


Pulmonary Medicine, R N Tagore Hospital, Kolkata, West Bengal, India

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Aratrika T Das
188/11, Prince Anwar Shah Road, Kolkata - 700 045, West Bengal
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DOI: 10.4103/0972-6691.195267

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Polyserositis is defined as general inflammation of serous membranes associated with serous effusion due to many causes. In this case, we report polyserositis as a complication of connective tissue disorder. A 56-year-old female with a history of hypertension, hypothyroidism, and bipolar disorder having dyspnea along with pleural effusion which was repeatedly tapped and treated on suspicion of tuberculosis. She became better on steroid treatment and her respiratory distress resolved.


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