Journal of Medical Cases, ISSN 1923-4155 print, 1923-4163 online, Open Access
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Volume 7, Number 11, November 2016, pages 512-514

Empyema and Cavitation After Dental Procedure


Figure 1.
Figure 1. (A) Posterior-anterior and (B) lateral views on initial chest X-ray with findings of left pleural effusion and left lower lobe infiltrate.
Figure 2.
Figure 2. (A) Lung window on initial chest CT scan with IV contrast showing left posterior lower pleural space empyema and left lower lobe atelectasis. (B) Chest tube in place draining 24 h after admission.
Figure 3.
Figure 3. Chest CT showing cavitary lesion in right upper lobe (arrow) medially with irregular borders measuring 12.3 mm.