From the case: Pleural empyema


Chest x-ray

Modality: X-ray (Frontal)

Used in the following article:

  • Thoracic empyema - “ Pleural-thoracic empyema (commonly referred simply as an empyema) or pyothorax refers to an infected purulent and often loculated pleural effusion...”
  • Hydropneumothorax - “ Hydropneumothorax is a term given to the concurrent presence of a pneumothorax as well as a hydrothorax (i.e. air and fluid) in the pleural space....”

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