[Clinical case of the month. Management of thoracic empyema].

@article{Radermecker2002ClinicalCO,
  title={[Clinical case of the month. Management of thoracic empyema].},
  author={Marc Albert Radermecker},
  journal={Revue medicale de Liege},
  year={2002},
  volume={57 6},
  pages={366-9}
}
Adequate management of thoracic empyema implies prompt diagnosis, the application of simple treatment algorithm, and the avoidance of the complications of the chronic stage. A case report of a typical case of thoracic empyema is an opportunity to review the management of this affection.