Lung abscesses in children aften respond to conservative treatment. This is unlikely in children less than 7 years of age and in these surgery is associated with significant morbidity and mortality. We repart a neonate and a 2.5 year old child successfully treated with percutaneous computed tomography guided aspiration of lung abscesses.
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Al-Salem, A.H., Ali, E.A. Computed tomography-guided percutaneous needle aspiration of lung abscesses in neonates and children. Pediatr Surg Int 12, 417–419 (1997). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF01076954
- Lung Abscess
- Neonates and children
- CT-guided percutaneous lung abscess aspiration