viral pneumonia

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Related to viral pneumonia: Bacterial pneumonia, Walking pneumonia
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Noun1.viral pneumonia - pneumonia caused by a virusviral pneumonia - pneumonia caused by a virus    
pneumonia - respiratory disease characterized by inflammation of the lung parenchyma (excluding the bronchi) with congestion caused by viruses or bacteria or irritants
viral infection, virus infection - infection by a virus that is pathogenic to humans
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She said that most viral pneumonia gets better without specific treatment.
Other associated factors include food additives, fungi, parasites, pneumotoxic substances, thermal stress, viral pneumonia, bacterial infection, irritating gases, and hypersensitivity reactions (RAVIOLO et al.
If caused by bacteria or fungi, pneumonia can be treated with antibiotics; viral pneumonia cannot be treated with medicines.
The cause of Spanish influenza was unknown at the time, but viral pneumonia may have developed in the early stages of infection among some patients (7-9).
Viral Pneumonia Viruses also can cause pneumonia, with influenza the most likely culprit.
Viral pneumonia symptoms are often mistaken for influenza, because of the similar fever, dry cough, headache and muscle pain people experience.
Pulmonary ground-glass shadow is a common clinical imaging manifestation shared by many pulmonary diseases such as interstitial pneumonia, pulmonary fungal infection, parasitic infection, viral pneumonia, and heart failure.
To differentiate bacterial and viral pneumonia, modified parameters of the study conducted by Ruuskanen et al.
The brains behind the sitcom, which attracted up to 24 million viewers, died from viral pneumonia in 2011 - 20 years after the last series was shown on BBC1.
However, antibiotics won't help treat viral pneumonia, and in these cases, antiviral medication may be tried.
In these patients, the influenza meta-signature distinguished viral pneumonia from bacterial pneumonia.
DOH said ILI may be clinically indistinguishable from disease caused by acute respiratory viruses such as common cold, bronchiolitis, viral pneumonia and undifferentiated acute respiratory disease.