Pseudotumor of the right chest wall: a case of massive empyema necessitans

Behera, D.; D'Souza, George and Malik, S.K. (1988) Pseudotumor of the right chest wall: a case of massive empyema necessitans. Indian Journal of Tuberculosis, 35 (4). 206 -207.

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60 year old male presented with massive swelling of the subcutaneous tissues of the right hemithorax. The patient had pyopneumothorax and the large chest wall swelling disappeared following tube drainage

EPrint Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:Aged, Make, Hemithorax, Pyopneumothorax, Pseudotumor, Drainage, Empyema Necessitans, Geniamycin, Metronidazole
Subjects:Bacterial Infections and Mycoses > Central Nervous System Infections > Empyema, Subdural
Therapeutics > Drainage
Organic Chemicals > Nitro Compounds > Nitroimidazoles
Carbohydrates and Hypoglycemic Agents > Carbohydrates > Glycosides > Aminoglycosides
Respiratory Tract Diseases > Pleural Diseases > Pneumothorax
Heterocyclic Compounds > Heterocyclic Compounds, 1-Ring > Imidazoles
Respiratory Tract Diseases > Respiratory Tract Infections > Empyema, Pleural
Persons > Age Groups > Adult
Surgical Procedures, Operative > Drainage
-Journal Repositories > Indian Journal of Tuberculosis
Respiratory Tract Diseases > Pleural Diseases > Empyema, Pleural
ID Code:3221
Deposited By:Mrs Naina Pandita
Deposited On:10 February 2009

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