Multiple Lung Abscesses in a Toddler

  title={Multiple Lung Abscesses in a Toddler},
  author={Angelo Peter Giardino and Patrick S. Pasquariello}
A 20-month-old female toddler was transferred from an outside hospital for evaluation of persistent pneumonia. The patient had been in excellent health until approximately 3 weeks prior to transfer, when she developed fever. At that time, her parents reported that she had a cough and high fever over the previous 3 to 4 days. Chest radiography revealed right upper, right middle, and left lower lobe pneumonia (Figure BLOCKIN1). She was admitted to the hospital twice and treated with various… CONTINUE READING