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 July 7, her condition took a turn for the worse and she had difficulty breathing, she was diagnosed as having septicaemic shock secondary to right lobar pneumonia and measles with metabolic acidosis and was referred to the Sultanah Nur Zahirah Hospital, Terengganu,' he told reporters after officiating the Simulation and Skills Training Centre at the Specialist Complex and Ambulatory Care Centre, Kuala Lumpur Hospital here today.
Diddy made the comments more than four months after Porter died died of lobar pneumonia at the age of 47.
(15) studied 52 children and found that lobar pneumonia and interstitial pneumonia patients had higher levels of thrombomodulin and DD levels compared to a control group.
Mycoplasma bronchopneumonia occurs 30 times more frequently than Mycoplasma lobar pneumonia. The radiologic features of Mycoplasma is typical of a bronchopneumonia, usually involving a single lobe, subsegmental atelectasis, peribronchial thickening, and streaky interstitial densities.
A clinical diagnosis of left sided lobar pneumonia (possible bacterial etiology) was made and he was empirically prescribed oral linezolid and ibuprofen three times daily and advised follow up after three days.
A post mortem found that "death has been due to cardio respiratory failure in turn due to lobar pneumonia and malignant peritonitis in turn due to chronic obstructive disease, cancer of the lung and dog bite."
In this article, we present a case of primary cavitary TB in a six-month-old infant who presented with symptoms of reduction in weight gain and fever, and was found to have lobar pneumonia. This patient is the youngest patient who was diagnosed as having primary cavitary TB with clinical and laboratory findings in the literature.
Consolidation that abuts the pleural surface, a common feature of lobar pneumonia, may cause chest pain.
However, MECs are rare neoplasms accounting for only 0.1-0.2% of primary lung cancers.[1] Here, we report a case of MEC presented as lobar pneumonia in the lower lobe of the right lung.
On admission, her temperature was 38.5[degrees]C, and lobar pneumonia was detected by physical and radiological examination.
(b)-(c) Computed tomography scan taken at the time of hospitalization, showing lobar pneumonia in the lower left lobe and infiltrating shadow in the left whole lung lobe and the lower right lobe.
Klebsiella pneumoniae (Kp)--also known as Friedlander's bacillus--was first identified in 1882 as an etiological agent in lobar pneumonia [5].