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Research & Reviews  132 results

Esophagectomy for Permanent Mesh Migration after Transthoracic Hiatal Hernia Repair.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.athoracsur.2021.10.064
The Annals of Thoracic Surgery; Yin V, Pagteilan J et. al.

Dec 17th, 2021 - A 76-year-old woman with distant history of right diaphragmatic hernia repair with permanent mesh and subsequent laparotomy for mesh migration re-presents with pneumonia. On initial presentation, esophagogastroduodenoscopy and computed tomography ...

Evaluation of the Treatment of Aspiration Pneumonia in Hospitalized Children.
https://doi.org/10.1093/jpids/piab122
Journal of the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society; Streck HL, Goldman JL et. al.

Dec 14th, 2021 - Aspiration pneumonia (AP) treatment is variable with limited available guidance on optimal antibiotic choice and duration. This study evaluated the impact of antibiotic regimen and duration on treatment failure for AP in children and correlated th...

Streptococcus intermedius: unusual presentation and complication of lung abscess.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8562500
BMJ Case Reports; Manasrah N, Nanja Reddy S et. al.

Nov 3rd, 2021 - We report a case of a 54-year-old immunocompetent male who had lung abscess secondary to Streptococcus intermedius that led to discitis by contiguous spread of infection. He initially presented with constant chest pain for 6 weeks that radiated to...

Myriad Faces of Active Tuberculosis: Intrapulmonary Bronchial Artery Pseudoaneurysm.
https://doi.org/10.1177/15385744211051812
Vascular and Endovascular Surgery; Kabilan K, Gulati M et. al.

Oct 20th, 2021 - Bronchial artery (BA) pseudoaneurysm is an uncommon vascular complication of tuberculosis (TB), and early diagnosis is crucial due to risk of rupture and life-threatening hemorrhage. Immediate intervention is warranted in massive hemoptysis due to...

Primary lung abscess due to multidrug-resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8438720
BMJ Case Reports; Chrystle M, Vishak A et. al.

Sep 14th, 2021 - Primary lung abscess as a complication of necrotising community-acquired pneumonia due to multidrug-resistant (MDR) Klebsiella pneumoniae is rare. A 63-year-old man with a medical history of type 2 diabetes mellitus and chronic kidney disease was ...

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A 5-Year-Old Girl With High Fever and Nonproductive Cough
https://reference.medscape.com/viewarticle/869978_2

May 8th, 2020 - Discussion CT revealed a large (7 × 7 × 6 cm), multiloculated cystic lesion in the upper lobe of the right lung, with what appeared to be an air-fluid level. This is consistent with a lung abscess. The girl was admitted to the hospital for intrave...

Flexible Bronchoscopic Removal of 3 Foreign Objects
https://www.mdedge.com/fedprac/article/174164/pulmonology/flexible-bronchoscopic-removal-3-foreign-objects
Javier Ramos-Rossy, MD, Onix Cantres, MD et. al.

Sep 10th, 2018 - Airway foreign-body aspiration may cause no symptoms, although it can produce acute and life-threatening central airway obstruction. 1 In the US, at least 2,700 people, including more than 300 children, die of foreign-body aspiration each year.

Lung air-fluid level in a smoker
https://www.mdedge.com/ccjm/article/95992/critical-care/lung-air-fluid-level-smoker?channel=162
Fayez Kheir, MD, Abdul Hamid Alraiyes, MD, FCCP et. al.

Aug 1st, 2013 - A 49-year-old man was referred for evaluation of an abnormal chest radiograph. A 25-pack-year smoker, he had a history of chronic shortness of breath on exertion with occasional coughing and whitish sputum production.

When Is a Lung Abscess Like Popcorn?
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/734939_1

Dec 29th, 2010 - Clinical Presentation The patient is a 17-year-old girl who had been sick for 1 week prior to admission to the hospital. She had constant right upper quadrant pain and pleuritic right-sided chest pain. She was seen as an outpatient and treated wit...

When Is a Lung Abscess Like Popcorn?
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/734939

Dec 29th, 2010 - Clinical Presentation The patient is a 17-year-old girl who had been sick for 1 week prior to admission to the hospital. She had constant right upper quadrant pain and pleuritic right-sided chest pain. She was seen as an outpatient and treated wit...

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