Lung Abscess in Children: A 12-Year Study in National Research Institute of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease


Department of Pediatrics, NRITLD, Shaheed Beheshti University of Medical Sciences and Health Services, TEHRAN-IRAN.


Background: Lung abscess is a rare and jeopardizing disease particularly in children. Early diagnosis of the disease can prevent further complications. Delay in diagnosis not only increases the mortality, but also can lead to severe co