Origin of empyema
Related formsem·py·e·mic, adjective
Examples from the Web for empyema
(vii) If a hæmothorax suppurates, it must be treated on the ordinary lines of an empyema.Surgical Experiences in South Africa, 1899-1900|George Henry Makins
Murchison refers to three cases in which it was followed by empyema.
He speaks of a metastasis to the kidneys and bladder being peculiarly favorable in empyema.
(c) Decomposition of exudates anywhere in the body, as in empyema, bronchiectasis, and large tuberculous cavities.A Manual of Clinical Diagnosis|James Campbell Todd
Cold abscess or empyema of the knee is a rare condition, in which the joint becomes filled with pus.