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thoracentesis (redirected from Pleural tap)
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Synonyms for thoracentesis
removal of fluid from the chest by centesis for diagnostic or therapeutic purposes
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This includes investigations for pulmonary TB (sputum smears and/or culture, chest X-ray) and for extra-pulmonary TB (lymph node aspirates, pleural taps
, abdominal ultrasound and other measures).