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Pleural Effusion

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  29. MMP and TIMP expression pattern in pleural effusions of different origins. Eickelberg, O., Sommerfeld, C.O., Wyser, C., Tamm, M., Reichenberger, F., Bardin, P.G., Solèr, M., Roth, M., Perruchoud, A.P. Am. J. Respir. Crit. Care Med. (1997) [Pubmed]
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  33. Pleural effusion is associated with a poor treatment outcome in stage III small non-cleaved cell lymphoma. Sandlund, J.T., Crist, W.M., Abromowitch, M., Fairclough, D., Berard, C.W., Rafferty, M., Pui, C.H. Leukemia (1991) [Pubmed]
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