Abdominal crunches as an unusual cause of empyema

Abouzzeddine, Omar; Tangri, Navdeep
May 2007
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;5/22/2007, Vol. 176 Issue 11, p1577
Academic Journal
Case Study
The article presents a case study regarding the left side chest pain of a 28-year-old woman. The patient was brought to an emergency department due to abdominal crunches. Her re-examination of chest radiography revealed that air entry into the left lobes of the lung decreased. The patient was admitted to the hospital and was administered with ciprofoxacin and clindamycin.


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