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What diseases fall into Exudate? What diseases fall into Transudate?
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transudate:hypocelular,protein poor,specific gravity les than 1.012
due to
increase hydrostatic presure
dec.oncotic presure
sodium retention
seen in folowing conditions:
CHF
liver cirhosis
nephrotic syndrome
Hypothyroidism

Exudate: celular,protein rich,specific gravity more than the 1.012
due to
inflamation
lympahtic obstruction
seen in
lung cancer
TB
Pneumonia
bronchiectasis
pulmonary embolism
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@neha- plz explain me d mechanism of transudate in hypothyroid,
and mechanism of exudate in pulmonary embolism..
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@neha- plz explain me d mechanism of transudate in hypothyroid,
and mechanism of exudate in pulmonary embolism..
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pulmonary embolism
www.medscape.com/viewarticle/583793
www.en.wikipedia.org/wiki/pleural_effusion
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in hypothyrodism anasarca occurs, its transudate, am i right
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in hypothyrodism anasarca occurs, its transudate, am i right
anasarca is generalised and its transudate and not realted to thyroid..
hypothyroidism has a complication of pleural effusion which is exudative..

i would like to add one more cause of exudate-
localised- post mastectomy lymphedema
- filariasis

plz correct me if i am wrong.
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anasarca is generalised and its transudate and not realted to thyroid..
hypothyroidism has a complication of pleural effusion which is exudative..

i would like to add one more cause of exudate-
localised- post mastectomy lymphedema
- filariasis

plz correct me if i am wrong.
thanx
http://wikidoc.org/index.php/Anasarca_causes
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