Empyema Thoracis: A Case Report of an Unusual Respiratory Catastrophe in a Neonate
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Venkatesh H. Empyema Thoracis: A Case Report of an Unusual Respiratory Catastrophe in a Neonate. Pediatr Inf Dis 2020; 2 (1):39-40.
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The community-acquired methicillin-resistant
Staphylococcus aureus of skin and soft tissue infection is commonly seen in neonates. Here, we present a neonate with the empyema thoracis. He was managed successfully with respiratory support, antibiotics, and surgical intervention and discharged home on full feeds.
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