Pleurisy occurs when the pleura (membrane that lines the chest cavity) becomes inflamed. Symptoms generally associated with pleurisy may include chest pain with inhalation and exhalation, shortness of breath, a dry cough, fever and chills.
Pleurisy generally occurs as a complication of another underlying condition which may include acute viral infection; pneumonia; autoimmune conditions such as lupus, rheumatoid arthritis or autoimmune hepatitis; tuberculosis or pulmonary embolism.
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