A lung abscess is a necrotizing pulmonary infection which is characterized by a pus-filled cavitary lesion. Most of all he caused in patients with impaired consciousness due to aspiration of oral secretions. The symptoms consists of persistent cough, fever, sweats and weight loss. The diagnosis is based primarily on the chest x-ray. The treatment is usually carried out with clindamycin or a combination of ?-lactam antibiotics / ?-lactamase inhibitors. A…

September 3, 2018