Lung abscess mimicking empyema on ultrasonography

M. J. Landay, M. R. Conrad

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Abstract

Ultrasound has proved useful evaluating pleural-based opacities in the chest. The potential difficulty in distinguishing a pleural-based parenchymal abscess from a pleural fluid collection on the basis of sonography alone has been mentioned, but we are unaware of any reports documenting the problem. The authors report two such instances.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)731-734
Number of pages4
JournalAmerican Journal of Roentgenology
Volume133
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 1979

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  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging

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