Disease-gene associations mined from literature

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