SESSION TITLE: Fellow Case Report Poster - Chest Infections II
SESSION TYPE: Affiliate Case Report Poster
PRESENTED ON: Tuesday, October 25, 2016 at 01:30 PM - 02:30 PM
INTRODUCTION: Empyema is a life threatening infection of the pleural space that requires timely diagnosis to ensure prompt antibiotic therapy and definitive drainage. We present a case of empyema undetected on chest x-ray and chest CT but found on bedside thoracic ultrasound (TUS).