Lee Morrow, Author at Renal and Urology News

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Aspiration Pneumonia and Lung Abscess

What every physician needs to know: Aspiration can lead to any of four distinct syndromes: pneumonitis (which is not discussed further in this chapter), necrotizing pneumonia, lung abscess, and empyema (which almost always overlaps with pneumonia or abscess formation). Pulmonary aspiration and its infectious complications are important causes of serious illness and death in hospitalized…

Aspiration syndromes, Aspiration, Abscess, Pulmonary Abscess

Aspiration Pneumonia and Lung Abscess Synonyms Aspiration, Abscess, Pulmonary Abscess Related Conditions Aspiration pneumonitis Empyema 1. Description of the problem What every clinician needs to know Aspiration can lead to any of four distinct syndromes: pneumonitis (which is not discussed further in this chapter); necrotizing pneumonia; lung abscess; or empyema (which almost always overlaps with…

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