What do you know about Pleural biopsy


Pleural biopsy:
1 is used to identify tuberculous pleur
2 pneumothorax may be a complicati
3 involves biopsy of ascites fluid

ONE or MORE of the responses above is (are) correct. Decide which of the responses is
(are) correct. Then choose:
A if 1, 2 and 3 are correct
B if 1 and 2 only are correct
C if 2 and 3 only are correct
D if 1 only is correct
E if 3 only is correct


  1. B is the answer and Loving is the winner.
    Pleural biopsy is a procedure where biopsy of the pleura is undertaken. Pleural
    fluid and pleural samples are collected. It is carried out to identify tuberculous
    pleural effusion, pleural effusion of unknown aetiology and malignant pleural
    effusion. The most common complication is pneumothorax.


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