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A simple chest drain gone wrong: a near miss!
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  • Sajal De
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    I read with interest the recently published case report by Frazer and coworker.1 History of decompensated alcoholic liver disease with gross ascites and presence of right sided pleural effusion raise the clinical suspicion of hepatic hydrothorax. The transudative nature of pleural fluid confirms this diagnosis. In absence of any cytological analysis of pleural fluid (total and differential count) it is difficult to understa...

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