A 42-year-old member asked:
What could be a cause of recurrence of empyema thoracic?
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Cardiology 27 years experience
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Thoracic Surgery 20 years experience
Several : As noted, persistance of infection. Also, failure of the lung to fully expand thus persistence of a fluid containing space and sometimes, persistence of dead/devitalized lung tissue.
5.3k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Last updated Oct 30, 2013
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