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Pleural friction rub: The occurrence of a friction rub that occurs between the pleura of the lung and the lung itself. See detailed information below for a list of 13 causes of Pleural friction rub, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.
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Medical Conditions associated with Pleural friction rub:
Lung symptoms (3280 causes), Respiratory symptoms (5166 causes), Chest symptoms (1355 causes), Respiratory tract symptoms (5166 causes), Throat symptoms (3410 causes), Mouth symptoms (6864 causes), Breathing symptoms (3381 causes), Breath symptoms (3023 causes), Head symptoms (10192 causes), Face symptoms (8109 causes)
Symptoms related to Pleural friction rub:
Asbestosis, Lung cancer (29 causes), Pleurisy, Bacterial pneumonia, Pulmonary embolism (28 causes), Systemic lupus erythematosus (14 causes), Pulmonary tuberculosis, Thoracic surgery, Radiation therapy
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