The space that lies between the two layers of the pleura (lungs) and normally contains a thin film of fluid….
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An abnormal build-up of fluid in the pleural cavity (outside the lung itself)….
The large, air-filled space located behind the nose and in the middle of the face….
A procedure in which a hollow needle is inserted between the ribs in order to drain excess fluid. Also called a pleural tap….
A type of surgery for cancers that can be accessed through the nasal cavity. Tissue is removed using an endoscope and no surgical cuts need to be made.
A cut along the edge of the nose to gain access to the nasal cavity and sinuses.
A technique of administering chemotherapy into the abdominal cavity via injection into the peritoneum.
Surgical access to the nasal cavity or sinuses using a cut under the upper lip….
Small openings in the oral cavity that release saliva into the mouth. The ducts are connected to the salivary glands….