- The condition of having fluid in the pleural cavity.More example sentences
- Hepatic hydrothorax originates secondary to ascitic fluid movement from the abdominal cavity to the pleural space via defects in the diaphragm.
- Aggressive treatment of hydrothorax and ascites can lead easily to hepatic encephalopathy.
- Hepatic hydrothorax is a complication of cirrhosis in patients with ascites.
More definitions of hydrothoraxDefinition of hydrothorax in:
- The US English dictionary