Pediatric Surgery NaT

Pulmonary Abscess

Woo S. Do, MD, Spyros B Spyrakos, MD, John Horton, MD, John M McClellan, MD
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Introduction

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: April 17, 2018

Citation

TY - ELEC T1 - Pulmonary Abscess ID - 829695 A1 - Do,Woo,MD AU - Spyrakos,Spyros,MD AU - Horton,John,MD AU - McClellan,John,MD Y1 - 2018/04/17/ PB - Pediatric Surgery NaT UR - https://www.unboundmedicine.com/medline/view/Pediatric-Surgery-NaT/829695/all/Pulmonary_Abscess ER -