Indian Journal of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology

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

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


Aratrika T Das 
 Pulmonary Medicine, R N Tagore Hospital, Kolkata, West Bengal, India

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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.


How to cite this article:
Das AT. A case of polyserositis in a 56-year-old female patient.Indian J Allergy Asthma Immunol 2016;30:102-104


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Das AT. A case of polyserositis in a 56-year-old female patient. Indian J Allergy Asthma Immunol [serial online] 2016 [cited 2021 Sep 27 ];30:102-104
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