Pediatric lung abscess: Clinical management and outcome

Tina Q. Tan, Dan K. Seilheimer, Sheldon Kaplan

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Abstract

Pulmonary abscess is an infrequent but significant problem in children. We retrospectively reviewed the charts of 45 children with documented lung abscesses admitted and treated at Texas Children's Hospital, Houston, over the 11-year period from January, 1982, to December, 1993, and report their presenting symptoms, bacteriology, clinical management and outcome.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)51-55
Number of pages5
JournalPediatric Infectious Disease Journal
Volume14
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 1995

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health
  • Microbiology (medical)
  • Infectious Diseases

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