Empyema (gross pathology)

Case contributed by Dr Yale Rosen
Pathology

Autopsy specimen of the contents of the chest viewed from behind demonstrates encasement of the left lung by thick purulent exudate which is characteristic of  empyema

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Autopsy specimen of the contents of the chest viewed from behind demonstrates encasement of the left lung by thick purulent exudate which is characteristic of  empyema

Author: Yale Rosen, M.D.

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Case information

rID: 8622
Published: 17th Feb 2010
Last edited: 13th Aug 2019
System: Chest
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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