gracilis and their associated clinical diagnosis, 7 were from patients with lung abscess
or empyema, and 2 were from those with aspiration pneumonia (6).
He had been in hospital five days after coughing up blood because of a lung abscess
when Susan found him missing from his room.
Mr Pyrah was fitted with a stoma and was discharged from hospital, but after weeks of re-admissions he was diagnosed with septicaemia, phenomena and a lung abscess
Bansal et al reported a case of paraesophageal hernia occurring after a failed Nissen fundoplication that was initially mistaken for a lung abscess
In these cases, CT can be used to evaluate and follow the extent of the disease and detect potential complications such as lung abscess
formation or empyema (3).
Material is presented in two volumes, the first of which covers normal respiratory physiology, growth, and development; physical examination and diagnostic methods; and diseases such as pneumonia, lung abscess
, brochiectasis, and antimicrobial agents.
Cough accompanied by foul smell may be a symptom of lung abscess
Analysis of predominant bacterial species and clinical backgrounds in lung abscess
Later he successfully anaesthetised a young man for a thoracotomy for a lung abscess
using this technique.
A chest radiographic examination 18 weeks post exposure revealed a lung abscess
that was treated successfully with antibiotics.
He said: "I had a lung abscess
when I was 18 and had major surgery for that, but I had no problems until I was 56 when I had pneumonia but recovered from that.
Three months into treatment, a left lower lobe lung abscess
caused by Streptococcus viridans was diagnosed.