Possible Causes for Lung Abscess in USA

  • Amebic Lung Abscess
    Lung Abscess
  • Subphrenic Abscess
    Lung Abscess

    Pleural effusion is common and anomalies may also be noted in the lungs: Signs of pneumonia or a lung abscess may be observed. … For instance, thoracic foci of infection, namely pneumonia, lung abscess and pleural empyema, may spread to the abdominal cavity and trigger a purulent inflammation here.[1]

  • Liver Abscess
    Lung Abscess

    Liver abscesses that occur beneath the diaphragm can reach the thorax and result in the formation of a lung abscess or empyema.[2]

  • Periapical Abscess
    Lung Abscess

    Periapical abscess occurs as a result of bacterial infection of the tooth and the surrounding structures, most commonly on the grounds of dental caries and tooth decay. Focal inflammation and abscesses can produce intense pain, and the diagnosis can be achieved through physical examination. Treatment includes…[3]

  • Perinephric Abscess
    Lung Abscess
  • Parasitic Lung Disease
    Lung Abscess
  • Amebic Liver Abscess
    Lung Abscess Amebic Lung Abscess

    Amebic liver abscess results as a complication of an amebic infection. It is diagnosed through evaluation of clinical and epidemiologic factors as well as serologic and possibly imaging studies. Amebic liver abscess is a complication of amebiasis, which is transmitted via the feco-oral route through infected humans. The…[4]

  • Aspiration Pneumonia
    Lung Abscess

    Complications The common complications of aspiration pneumonia are lung abscess, shock, bacteremia, and respiratory failure. … If the bacterial pneumonia is not treated, it can lead to severe complications such as lung abscess and bronchopleural fistula.[5]

  • Pulmonary Actinomycosis
    Lung Abscess

    Due to limited awareness and because of the disease' epidemiology, physicians frequently misdiagnose PA as malignancy, lung abscess, or tuberculosis.[6]

  • Bronchiectasis
    Lung Abscess

    abscess has been ruled out. … scenario, bronchiectasis is suspected on the basis of the clinical presentation, mostly following a case where purulent sputum as well as other conditions such as pneumonia and lung[7]

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  1. Subphrenic Abscess, Symptoma
  2. Liver Abscess, Symptoma
  3. Periapical Abscess, Symptoma
  4. Amebic Liver Abscess, Symptoma
  5. Aspiration Pneumonia, Symptoma
  6. Pulmonary Actinomycosis, Symptoma
  7. Bronchiectasis, Symptoma