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Lung Diseases; Pleurisy 

 

French: Maladie respiratoire

An empyema is a collection of pus within a naturally existing anatomical cavity. It must be differentiated from an abscess, which is a collection of pus in a newly formed cavity within the lung parenchyma. Usually an empyema starts with pneumonia, followed by a parapneumonic effusion. ...


Respiratory Diseases as related to Empyema