Empyema of lung associated with streptococcus milleri infection

S. Palaniappan, R. S. MacWalter, J. H. Winter, B. K. McGuire, A. Benzie

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Abstract

Empyema of the lung is a very serious illness which must be detected quickly and treated aggressively. We report an unusual case of empyema of the lung associated with a boating accident while the patient was fishing in a sea loch off the west coast of Scotland.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)153-154
Number of pages2
JournalScottish Medical Journal
Volume45
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - 2000
Externally publishedYes

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Keywords

  • Empyema
  • Pulmonary infection
  • Streptococcal infection
  • Streptococcus milleri
  • Treatment

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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Palaniappan, S., MacWalter, R. S., Winter, J. H., McGuire, B. K., & Benzie, A. (2000). Empyema of lung associated with streptococcus milleri infection. Scottish Medical Journal, 45(5), 153-154.

Empyema of lung associated with streptococcus milleri infection. / Palaniappan, S.; MacWalter, R. S.; Winter, J. H.; McGuire, B. K.; Benzie, A.

In: Scottish Medical Journal, Vol. 45, No. 5, 2000, p. 153-154.

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Palaniappan, S, MacWalter, RS, Winter, JH, McGuire, BK & Benzie, A 2000, 'Empyema of lung associated with streptococcus milleri infection', Scottish Medical Journal, vol. 45, no. 5, pp. 153-154.
Palaniappan S, MacWalter RS, Winter JH, McGuire BK, Benzie A. Empyema of lung associated with streptococcus milleri infection. Scottish Medical Journal. 2000;45(5):153-154.
Palaniappan, S. ; MacWalter, R. S. ; Winter, J. H. ; McGuire, B. K. ; Benzie, A. / Empyema of lung associated with streptococcus milleri infection. In: Scottish Medical Journal. 2000 ; Vol. 45, No. 5. pp. 153-154.
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