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EXTENSIVE LUNG ABSCESS INVOLVING THE ENTIRE RIGHT INFERIOR LOBE: Report of a Case Treated Successfully with Suction Through the Bronchoscope

EXTENSIVE LUNG ABSCESS INVOLVING THE ENTIRE RIGHT INFERIOR LOBE: Report of a Case Treated... Abstract M. R., a high school boy, aged 17, was admitted to the Beth David Hospital, on the service of Dr. G. Friedman, April 23, 1925. His complaint on admission was a cough with expectoration, fever, weakness and loss of weight for the past five weeks. Previous History.—The patient was fairly well until Jan. 26, 1925, when he contracted a "cold" giving rise to fever, chills and cough which lasted about ten days. He improved so that he was able to go to school for one day; the next day he again had chills and high fever. A physician was called in, who diagnosed the case as right sided pneumonia. This lasted until March 8. During this time the patient coughed a good deal, lost 20 pounds (9 Kg.) in weight, and became very weak. He was sent to Lakewood where he stayed for five days, but was forced to http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Archives of Otolaryngology American Medical Association

EXTENSIVE LUNG ABSCESS INVOLVING THE ENTIRE RIGHT INFERIOR LOBE: Report of a Case Treated Successfully with Suction Through the Bronchoscope

Archives of Otolaryngology , Volume 4 (4) – Oct 1, 1926

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American Medical Association
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Copyright © 1926 American Medical Association. All Rights Reserved.
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0003-9977
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10.1001/archotol.1926.00590010356008
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Abstract

Abstract M. R., a high school boy, aged 17, was admitted to the Beth David Hospital, on the service of Dr. G. Friedman, April 23, 1925. His complaint on admission was a cough with expectoration, fever, weakness and loss of weight for the past five weeks. Previous History.—The patient was fairly well until Jan. 26, 1925, when he contracted a "cold" giving rise to fever, chills and cough which lasted about ten days. He improved so that he was able to go to school for one day; the next day he again had chills and high fever. A physician was called in, who diagnosed the case as right sided pneumonia. This lasted until March 8. During this time the patient coughed a good deal, lost 20 pounds (9 Kg.) in weight, and became very weak. He was sent to Lakewood where he stayed for five days, but was forced to

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Archives of OtolaryngologyAmerican Medical Association

Published: Oct 1, 1926

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