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Editor-In-Chief: C. Michael Gibson, M.S., M.D. [1] Associate Editor(s)-in-Chief: Prince Tano Djan, BSc, MBChB [2]

Synonyms and Keywords: Empyema thoracis, Thoracic empyema, Pyothorax; Empyema - plural; Pleurisy - purulent

Overview

Historical Perspective

Classification

Pathophysiology

Causes

Differentiating Pleural empyema from other Diseases

Epidemiology and Demographics

Screening

Risk Factors

Natural History, Complications and Prognosis

Diagnosis

History and Symptoms | Physical Examination | Laboratory Findings | Chest X Ray | ECG | CT | MRI | Ultrasound | Other Imaging Findings | Other Diagnostic Studies

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Case #1

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