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Pulmonary Abscess

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Infections of the respiratory tract, which constitute a major source of morbidity in childhood, can be complicated by abscess formation. Prolonged courses of intravenous antibiotics have been the treatment of choice. However, persistent abscess may be associated with significant morbidity and mortality and require aggressive treatment.

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Last updated: August 1, 2018


Do, Woo S, et al. "Pulmonary Abscess." Pediatric Surgery NaT, American Pediatric Surgical Association, 2018. APSA Webapp, www.pedsurglibrary.com/apsa/view/Pediatric-Surgery-NaT/829695/all/Pulmonary_Abscess.
Do WS, Spyrakos SB, Horton J, McClellan JM. Pulmonary Abscess. In: Waldhausen J, Powell D, Hirschl R, eds. Pediatric Surgery NaT. American Pediatric Surgical Association; 2018. https://www.pedsurglibrary.com/apsa/view/Pediatric-Surgery-NaT/829695/all/Pulmonary_Abscess. Accessed June 16, 2019.
Do, W. S., Spyrakos, S. B., Horton, J., & McClellan, J. M. (2018). Pulmonary Abscess. In Waldhausen, J., Powell, D., & Hirschl, R. (Eds.), Pediatric Surgery NaT. Available from https://www.pedsurglibrary.com/apsa/view/Pediatric-Surgery-NaT/829695/all/Pulmonary_Abscess
Do WS, Spyrakos SB, Horton J, McClellan JM. Pulmonary Abscess [Internet]. In: Waldhausen J, Powell D, Hirschl R, editors. Pediatric Surgery NaT. American Pediatric Surgical Association; 2018. [cited 2019 June 16]. Available from: https://www.pedsurglibrary.com/apsa/view/Pediatric-Surgery-NaT/829695/all/Pulmonary_Abscess.
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