Definition of Purulent pleurisy

1. Noun. A collection of pus in the lung cavity.

Generic synonyms: Empyema, Pleurisy



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purulent pleurisy (current term)
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Literary usage of Purulent pleurisy

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1. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1891)
"There are, besides, rare forms of purulent pleurisy due to the bacillus of ... purulent pleurisy due to streptococci may develop in the course of a ..."

2. The Journal of Experimental Medicine by Rockefeller University, Rockefeller Institute, Rockefeller Institute for Medical Research (1907)
"THE TRANSFORMATION OF SERO-FIBRINOUS INTO purulent pleurisy. BY EUGENE L. OPIE. (From the Rockefeller Institute for Medical Research, New York. ..."

3. Repressive Legislation of the Republic of South Africa by Elizabeth S. Landis, United Nations Unit on Apartheid (1903)
"purulent pleurisy (Empyema). Etiology.—Pus in the pleura is met with under the ... (b) purulent pleurisy is common as a secondary inflammation in various ..."

4. Physical diagnosis by Wallace Dickinson Rose (1917)
"purulent pleurisy follows infectious diseases as scarlatina, ... Finally, a purulent pleurisy is a rare sequence of pertussis, measles, or typhoid fever. ..."

5. Repressive Legislation of the Republic of South Africa by Elizabeth S. Landis, United Nations Unit on Apartheid (1898)
"(b) purulent pleurisy is common as a secondary inflammation in various infectious diseases, among which scarlet fever takes the first place. ..."

6. A Manual of Pathological Histology by Victor Cornil, Louis Antoine Ranvier (1880)
"purulent pleurisy.—Pleurisy is purulent at the outset whenever there is located ... The purulent pleurisy may then be excited provided the pleura be not so ..."

7. A Treatise on the diseases of infancy and childhood by Job Lewis Smith (1890)
"purulent pleurisy.—Although, as stated above, pus-cells are ah present in the pleuritic ... purulent pleurisy i- at first, in a large proportion of cases, ..."

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