- Wikipedia: Pleurisy
User-edited article about pleurisy, also known as pleuritis, an inflammation of the pleura, the lining of the pleural cavity surrounding the lungs.
- HealthSquare: Pleurisy
Causes, symptoms, care, risks, and more about pleurisy, the swelling and irritation of the membrane that surrounds the lungs.
- MedicineNet: Pleurisy
Provides causes, diagnosis, symptoms, and treatment for pleurisy, the inflammation of the linings around the lungs.
- WebMD: Understanding Pleurisy
Basic overview of the condition, also known pleuritis, where there is an inflammation of the moist, double-layered membrane of the lungs and the lines of the rib cage.
- MedlinePlus: Pleurisy
Information about the inflammation of the pleura that may develop in the presence of lung inflammation (pneumonia, tuberculosis), rheumatic diseases, chest trauma, certain cancers, and asbestos-related disease.
- NHLBI: What Are Pleurisy and Other Disorders of the Pleura?
Explains the types of inflammation and disorders which affect the pleura lining of the lungs and the chest cavity.
- Canadian Lung Association: Pleurisy
Fact sheet on the painful condition of inflammation of the pleura membrane that encloses both the lung and lines of the chest cavity.
- eMedicineHealth: Pleurisy
Overview of pleurisy including causes, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention.
- InteliHealth: Pleurisy and Pleural Effusion
Describes symptoms, treatments, prognosis, and prevention methods.
- HealthAtoZ: Pleurisy
Includes disease description, causes and symptoms, diagnosis, treatment and pain management, as well as prevention of pleurisy.
- Healthline: Pleurisy Healthline
Patient information about pleurisy, the inflammation of the membrane lining of the lungs. Features disease definition, causes, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention.