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Computed tomographic appearance of an oleothorax.
  1. B P Deboisblanc,
  2. W C Burch, Jr,
  3. H A Buechner,
  4. E F Haponik
  1. Department of Medicine, Louisiana State University Medical Center, New Orleans 70112.


    Sequelae of oleothorax, formerly used in the treatment of tuberculosis, may still be encountered. A patient is reported whose oleothorax, created 44 years previously, was demonstrated by computed tomography.

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