Journal of Indian Association of Pediatric Surgeons
Journal of Indian Association of Pediatric Surgeons
                                                   Official journal of the Indian Association of Pediatric Surgeons                           
Year : 2001  |  Volume : 6  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 42--44

Actinomycotic lung abscess : diagnosis in retrospect


PR Gupta, SK Chowdhary, RK Marwaha, BD Radotra, KLN Rao 
 Department of Pediatric Surgery Pediatric Hemato-oncology & Pathology Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education & Research, Chandigarh-160012, India

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PR Gupta
Department of Pediatric Surgery Pediatric Hemato-oncology & Pathology Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education & Research, Chandigarh-160012
India

ABSTRACT: Lung abscess is not an uncommon entity in children. Most of them resolve with medical treatment. Those attributable to infective complications of congenital lesions require surgical intervention. We present a rare etiology of lung abscess in a child where the correct diagnosis could be made only in retrospect.


How to cite this article:
Gupta P, Chowdhary S, Marwaha R, Radotra B, Rao K. Actinomycotic lung abscess : diagnosis in retrospect.J Indian Assoc Pediatr Surg 2001;6:42-44


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Gupta P, Chowdhary S, Marwaha R, Radotra B, Rao K. Actinomycotic lung abscess : diagnosis in retrospect. J Indian Assoc Pediatr Surg [serial online] 2001 [cited 2021 Jan 21 ];6:42-44
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