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Grocco's triangle

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In the presence of a pleural effusion, the posterior mediastinal pleura may bulge into the contralateral hemithorax.

This may result in a triangle of dullness to percussion in the contralateral hemithorax. Grocco's triangle is considered pathognomonic of pleural effusion.

Last reviewed 01/2018

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