Human genes for tuberculous empyema
Tuberculous empyema [DOID:14305]
A pleural empyema which involves presence of pus in the pleural cavity and calcified visceral pleura. It results from a large number of mycobacteria spilling into the pleural space, usually from rupture of a cavity or an adjacent paranchymal focus via a bronchopleural fistula.
Synonyms: tuberculous empyema, DOID:14305, tuberculous empyemas