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Neumología y cirugía de tórax

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SANCHO-HERNANDEZ, Rogelio; GUTIERREZ-MORALES, Gabriel  and  CUEVAS-SCHACHT, Francisco Javier. Refractory pleural effusion in the children with systemic lupus erythematosus: A case study. Neumol. cir. torax [online]. 2014, vol.73, n.4, pp.236-242. ISSN 0028-3746.

We report the case of a 14 year old with massive bilateral pleural effusion in the course of systemic lupus erythematosus refractory to steroid and immunosuppressive therapy; the review of literature in children is described and current therapeutic options are discussed.

Keywords : Refractory pleural effusion; systemic lupus erythematosus; treatment options.

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