[A case of cold abscess of the chest wall due to thoracic drainage for tuberculous pleuritis].

Abstract

A 56-year-old man underwent thoracic drainage for two weeks for tuberculous pleuritis. He was put on antituberculosis chemotherapy with INH (400 mg), RFP (450 mg), and EB (750 mg). Two months later, he developed an elastic hard subcutaneous mass in the area of the previous thoracic drainage. The mass was 10 cm in diameter, warm, reddish and painful. Chest… (More)

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@article{Komiya2010ACO, title={[A case of cold abscess of the chest wall due to thoracic drainage for tuberculous pleuritis].}, author={Kosaku Komiya and Haruyuki Ariga and Naohiro Nagayama and Yoshinori Matsui and Nobuharu Oshima and Kimihiko Masuda and Hirotoshi Matsui and Shinji Teramoto and Atsuhisa Tamura and Emiko Toyota and Hideaki Nagai and Shinobu Akagawa and Yutsuki Nakajima}, journal={Kekkaku : [Tuberculosis]}, year={2010}, volume={85 8}, pages={673-7} }