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Empyema

MedGen UID:
8597
Concept ID:
C0014009
Disease or Syndrome
Synonyms: collection of pus; empyema
SNOMED CT: Empyema (66696003); Empyema (312682007)
 
Monarch Initiative: MONDO:0005242

Definition

An accumulation of pus in the pleural space. [from NCI]

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