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what kind of injury can cause pleurisy?

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Viral infection is the most common cause of pleurisy. However, many different conditions can cause pleurisy: Pneumothorax Bacterial infections like pneumonia and tuberculosis Autoimmune disorders like systemic lupus erythematosus (or drug-induced lupus erythematosus) and rheumatoid arthritis Lung cancer and lymphoma Other lung diseases like Cystic Fibrosis, sarcoidosis, asbestosis, lymphangioleiomyomatosis, and mesothelioma Pulmonary embolism, a blood clot in the blood vessels that go into the lungs Inflammatory bowel disease Familial Mediterranean fever, an inherited condition that often causes fever and swelling in the abdomen or lung Infection from a fungus or parasite Heart surgery, especially coronary artery bypass grafting High blood pressure Chest injuries Aortic dissection

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