publication . Article . 2015


Amit Kumar; Sanjay Bansal; Manoj Kumar Agrawal; Ankit Khurana;
Open Access
  • Published: 01 Oct 2015 Journal: Journal of Evidence Based Medicine and Healthcare, volume 2, pages 7,923-7,930 (issn: 2349-2562, eissn: 2349-2570, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Level Up Business Center
BACKGROUND: Lung abscess is a type of liquefactive necrosis of the lung tissue and formation of cavities (more than 2 cm) containing necrotic debris or fluid caused by microbial infection. This pus - filled cavity is often caused by aspiration, which may occur during altered consciousness. OBJECTIVE: To study the clinical and etiological profile of lung abscess in patients admitted at a tertiary care centre. MATERIAL AND METHODS : A prospective study was condu cted on 142 cases with age more than 15 years, who were the suspected cases of lung abscess and the cases with evidence of lung abscess on the X - ray, CT scan presented to the OPD/ IPD clinic, Department ...
free text keywords: E tiological type, Anaerobic, General works, R5-130.5, Etiology, Lung abscess, medicine.disease, medicine, Internal medicine, medicine.medical_specialty, Tertiary care, business.industry, business
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