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I have got a ques in UW where ... s/s of CHF + reduce breath sound in rt side lung base ..... ans is pleural effusion due CHF ....... But effusion of nephrotic , cirrhosis and CHF are bilateral .... can some one please explain this ... thank you .......
 

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It can be both

systemic causes of pleural effusion such CHF, cirrhosis, and nephrosis can cause bilateral or unilateral effusions but more commonly bilateral.
 
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