"Empyema, Pleural" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
Suppurative inflammation of the pleural space.
- Empyema, Pleural
- Empyemas, Pleural
- Pleural Empyema
- Pleural Empyemas
- Empyema, Thoracic
- Empyemas, Thoracic
- Thoracic Empyema
- Thoracic Empyemas
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Empyema, Pleural" by people in Profiles.
Touray S, Sood RN, Lindstrom D, Holdorf J, Ahmad S, Knox DB, Sosa AF. Risk Stratification in Patients with Complicated Parapneumonic Effusions and Empyema Using the RAPID Score. Lung. 2018 10; 196(5):623-629.
Yuan J, Treadwell T. Sphingomonas paucimobilis empyema caused by remote foreign body aspiration. BMJ Case Rep. 2018 Apr 11; 2018.
Roy S, Kaplan EL, Rodriguez B, Schreiber JR, Salata RA, Palavecino E, John CC. A family cluster of five cases of group A streptococcal pneumonia. Pediatrics. 2003 Jul; 112(1 Pt 1):e61-5.
Kopec SE, Irwin RS, Mello CJ, Umali CB. Bilateral anaerobic empyemas complicating infectious mononucleosis. Chest. 1997 Sep; 112(3):833-5.