Empyema

An accumulation of pus in a body cavity, usually the pleural space.

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chylothorax

60 YO obese female patient admitted with c/o dyspnea for 5 days. no c/o cough, fever, sputum No past history of any lung disease. previous cxr of 21st jan was normal. only hypertensive. CXR revealed massive pleural effusion. ICD inserted-...See More

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pleural fluid TGs 235 , cholesterol 35 which was sent later. LDH normal daily output around 500ml whitish fluid. HRCT chest didn't conclude anything. Daignosed as case of Idiopathic Chylothorax


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33 yrs male ,presented with left sided empyema in sept.2019. As it was loculated empyema, ICD could not drain the pus co...See More

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Finally we are as good as our clinical sense ! It is easy to turn away a patient because he cannot afford investigations, but it requires true courage and compassion to go ahead and choose a sensible line of management, based on clinical...


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patient 65 ye old female c/c intermittent dyspnea since one week high blood pressure 190/110 diabetic 20 yrs suffered from right lung empyema and recieved treatment 15 days back. currently on medication doxyphylline for dyspnea metoprolo...See More

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Need to find out cause of dyspnoea ? Lung collapse due to empyema, - has the lung expanded well? Can LVF ,/ CCF be responsible for dyspnoea? What is ECHO report ? Can dyspnoea be due to DKA, is DM2 well controlled? Is there primary l...


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epidural empyema

presenting a new pathology to the forum.. m/60, had head injury,was operated in small peripheral hospital ,came with hea...See More

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epidural empyema is a rare condition, but very easily curable with removal of infected material and appropriate antibiotics


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Fch 10yrs. Cough, fever and vomiting. 12days. Diagnosed case of empyema thoracic ...See More

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Rt fissural effusion, puffy infiltrates rt upper, mid,lower zone. Pulmonary tuberculosis. Do sputum exam


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