Parapneumonic effusion

What is Parapneumonic effusion?

Pleural effusion associated with pneumonia

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10 days ago I was diagnosed with pneumonia and completed a course of antibiotics and felt fine. Then 4 days ago it felt like the pneumonia...

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Thanks for the query.

After you have a bout of pneumonia, it is not unusual to have a parapneumonic effusion that can last for a long time...

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My father is 60. he developed a pleural effusion about a week ago which got slightly complicated. the fluid became pus (acute bacterial empyema). a...

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resolution of empyma was done with fibrosis , so diaphram is elevated. After fibrosis developed , nothing has to be done.

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My brother is detected with liver abscess on right lobe. He is being treated with ciprofloxacin IV fluids and a tube is insrted to ensure the...

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noted history of hepatic (liver) abscess. i agree with the management of your doctor, re drainage of the abscess and antibiotic treatment. a...

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