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Pyothorax on Lung on Point of Care Ultrasound



POCUS helped to identify pyothorax in this unstable patient with septic shock secondary to pneumonia, leading to rapid drainage and source control (even when I used the wrong preset - oops!).



by Dr. Hailey Hobbs @haileyahobbs



#pyothorax #empyema #Lung #pulmonary #clinical #ultrasound #pocus 
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Dr. Gerald Diaz
@GeraldMD
Board Certified Internal Medicine Hospitalist, GrepMed Editor in Chief πŸ‡΅πŸ‡­ πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ - Sign up for an account to like, bookmark and upload images to contribute to our community platform. Follow us on IG:  https://www.instagram.com/grepmed/ | Twitter: https://twitter.com/grepmeded/
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