To evaluate the effectiveness of the systemic immune‐inflammation index (SII) and other biomarkers in distinguishing parapneumonic effusion (PPE) and empyema.
Patients who were thought to have pleural effusion secondary to pneumonia in the pediatric emergency department (PED) between 2004 and 2021 were retrospectively evaluated. The patients were divided into two groups as empyema and...
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