Pneumatocele in Postpneumonic Empyema in Children: A Case Report

Hsairi, Manel and Louati, Hamdi and Abid, Hamdi and Safi, Faiza and Zghal, Mohamed Ali and Gargouri, Lamia and Mahfoudh, Abdelmajid (2017) Pneumatocele in Postpneumonic Empyema in Children: A Case Report. International Journal of Pediatrics, 5 (12). pp. 6539-6540.

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Pneumatocele is most often seen in children with bacterial pneumonia but also develops after blunt thoracic trauma, positive pressure ventilation, and caustic aspiration. We here describe a case of pulmonary pneumatocele in postpneumonic empyema in a child.Generally pneumatocele need not an interventional treatment and an excellent prognosis can be given with only surveillance and antibiotic if it has indication.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: WA Public Health
WS Pediatrics
Divisions: Journals > International J Pediatrics
Depositing User: IJP IJP
Date Deposited: 10 Dec 2017 14:08
Last Modified: 10 Dec 2017 14:08

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