lobar pneumonia


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Noun1.lobar pneumonia - pneumonia affecting one or more lobes of the lung; commonly due to streptococcal infection
pneumonia - respiratory disease characterized by inflammation of the lung parenchyma (excluding the bronchi) with congestion caused by viruses or bacteria or irritants
double pneumonia - lobar pneumonia involving both lungs
Legionnaires' disease - acute (sometimes fatal) lobar pneumonia caused by bacteria of a kind first recognized after an outbreak of the disease at an American Legion convention in Philadelphia in 1976; characterized by fever and muscle and chest pain and headache and chills and a dry cough
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On May 9, 2014, the patient was admitted to the intensive care unit with symptoms of septic shock secondary to lobar pneumonia and complicated by acute renal failure.
A rare cause of lobar pneumonia and trachial stenosis: Giant Zenker's diverticulum.
Pulmonary nocardiosis produces an impressive variety of roentgenographic findings, such as segmental infiltrates, lobar infiltrates, small and large cavities, necrotizing bronchopneumonia, necrotizing lobar pneumonia, lobar pneumonia with bulging fissures, small and large abscesses, single or multiple nodules, miliary patterns, masses with central cavitations, pleural effusion, and empyema.
Other signs on chest X-ray include atelectasis and lobar pneumonia, especially in those with a delayed diagnosis (1,4,5).