This article summarizes the pathogenesis, clinical presentation, radiological manifestations, and treatment options of patients with parapneumonic effusions or empyema. Emphasis is placed on an expeditious workup and appropriate selection of the multiple therapeutic options.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||29|
|Journal||Surgical Clinics of North America|
|State||Published - Jun 1 2002|
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