Empyema - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
An empyema (from Greek ἐμπύημα, "abscess") is a collection of pus within a naturally existing anatomical cavity. For example, pleural empyema is empyema of ...
Empyema: MedlinePlus Medical Encyclopedia
Empyema is a collection of pus in the space between the lung and the inner surface of the chest wall (pleural space). Causes Empyema is usually caused by ...
Pleural empyema - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Pleural empyema, also known as pyothorax or purulent pleuritis, is empyema (an accumulation of pus) in the pleural cavity that can develop when bacteria invade the ...
Empyema - Definition and More from the Free Merriam ...
Definition of EMPYEMA: the presence of pus in a bodily cavity — em·py·emic \-mik\ adjective. Origin of EMPYEMA. Late Latin, from Greek empyēma, from empyein to ...
Empyema definition - Medical Dictionary: Definitions of ...
Empyema: Empyema is a condition in which pus and fluid from infected tissue collects in a body cavity. The name comes from the Greek word empyein meaning pus ...
Empyema | University of Maryland Medical Center
Definition. Empyema is a collection of pus in the space between the lung and the inner surface of the chest wall (pleural space).
Empyema: Causes, Types & Symptoms - Healthline
Empyema is a collection of pus (dead cells and infected fluid) inside a body cavity. Usually, this term refers to pus inside your pleural cavity, or “pleural space.”
Thoracic empyema | Radiology Reference Article ...
A pleural-thoracic empyema (or commonly referred simply as an empyema) refers to an infected purulent and often loculated pleural effusion, and is a cause of a large ...
VATS decortication: Empyema | Thoracic Surgery
an in-depth look at video-assisted thoracoscopy for decortication of advanced empyema.
Parapneumonic Pleural Effusions and Empyema Thoracis
Parapneumonic Pleural Effusions and Empyema Thoracis. Pleural effusions are a common finding in patients with pneumonia.
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