Lung Abscess

Solitary or multiple collections of PUS within the lung parenchyma as a result of infection by bacteria, protozoa, or other agents.
Also Known As:
Abscesses, Pulmonary; Pulmonary Abscess; Pulmonary Abscesses; Abscess, Lung; Abscesses, Lung; Lung Abscesses; Abscess, Pulmonary
Networked: 521 relevant articles (34 outcomes, 16 trials/studies) for this Disease, Comments

Relationship Network

Disease Context: Research Results

Related Diseases

1. Pneumonia (Pneumonitis)
2. Infection
3. Pleural Empyema (Pyothorax)
4. Abscess
5. Aspiration Pneumonia


1. Venner, M: 3 articles (01/2015 - 01/2013)
2. Giguère, S: 3 articles (01/2015 - 01/2013)
3. Lode, H: 3 articles (02/2008 - 10/2001)
4. Allewelt, M: 3 articles (02/2008 - 10/2001)
5. Ziyade, Sedat: 2 articles (03/2015 - 11/2013)
6. Cakir, Erkan: 2 articles (03/2015 - 11/2013)
7. Bilgin, Mehmet: 2 articles (03/2015 - 11/2013)
8. Lämmer, M: 2 articles (10/2013 - 01/2013)
9. Wali, Siraj O: 2 articles (01/2012 - 01/2002)
10. Nakamura, Yoshihiro: 2 articles (08/2011 - 03/2010)

Drugs and Biologics

Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to Lung Abscess:
1. Anti-Bacterial Agents (Antibiotics)IBA
2. Clindamycin (Cleocin)FDA LinkGeneric
3. Penicillins (Penicillin)FDA Link
4. Rifampin (Rifampicin)FDA LinkGeneric
5. Azithromycin (Zithromax)FDA LinkGeneric
6. sultamicillin (ampicillin-sulbactam)FDA LinkGeneric
7. Metronidazole (Metric)FDA LinkGeneric
8. tulathromycinIBA
9. Glucose (Dextrose)FDA LinkGeneric
10. Chloramphenicol (Chloromycetin)FDA Link

Therapies and Procedures

1. Catheters
2. Drug Therapy (Chemotherapy)
3. Chest Tubes (Chest Tube)
4. Injections
5. Lasers (Laser)

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