From the case: Pleural empyema

X-ray
Modality: X-ray

- “ Radiographs led to the diagnosis of left sided pleural empyema rather than pleural effusion or abscess. ”

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...”
  • Pleural effusion (summary) - “ This is a basic article for medical students and other non-radiologists Pleural effusions are collections of fluid within the pleural space. The ...”

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