Collection of Pus in the Pleural Cavity?


An accumulation of pus in the pleural cavity is known as pleural empyema. Coughing, shortness of breath and chest pain are all symptoms of pleural empyema.
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Pleural empyema is an accumulation of pus in the pleural cavity. Mo...
Empyema means the collection of pus within a body cavity but when you are talking about the pleural cavity it is another word, pyothorax. Pyorhorax is the correct term to use when
pyaemia. Empyema.
Accumulation of pus in a preexisting body cavity is called an empyema. If the collection of pus is NOT in a preexisting body cavity, or is due to an infection or a foreign body, then
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