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To drain or not to drain? Abscess or empyema?

Abstract

We present a case posing the clinical dilemma of differentiating a large peripheral lung abscess from an empyema, discussing the imaging and management and the clinical issues posed.

  • empyema
  • imaging/CT MRI etc
  • respiratory infection

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