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Lung Abscess

Lung Abscess
Lung Abscess

An abnormal chest x-ray shows an abscess in the lung. The arrows point to fluid that is surrounded by inflamed tissue.

By permission of the publisher. From Leaf H. In Atlas of Infectious Diseases: Pleuropulmonary and Bronchial Infections . Edited by GL Mandell (series editor) and MS Simberkoff. Philadelphia, Current Medicine, 1996.