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A rare case of tuberculous pyopneumothorax

Petru Emil Muntean1, Ioana Pascu1
DOI: 10.5603/ARM.a2021.0100
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  1. Pitesti County Hospital, Pitesti, Romania

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Accepted: 2021-06-03
Published online: 2021-10-20

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Keywords

tuberculosis; pyopneumothorax; thoracentesis

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Title

A rare case of tuberculous pyopneumothorax

Journal

Advances in Respiratory Medicine

Issue

Ahead of Print

Article type

Clinical vignette

Published online

2021-10-20

DOI

10.5603/ARM.a2021.0100

Keywords

tuberculosis
pyopneumothorax
thoracentesis

Authors

Petru Emil Muntean
Ioana Pascu

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