Fact sheet

Pleurisy is inflammation of membranes in the visceral pleura which can cause pain exacerbated by deep breathing and coughing. This fact sheet covers topics including:

  • Symptoms
  • Causes
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Diagnosis methods
  • Prevention strategies
  • Where you can get assistance

For further information you can contact our Information and Support Centre on 1800 654 301.