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  • Elderly
  • Elderly adults are particularly susceptible to aspiration pneumonia because they are more likely to suffer from predisposing factors that compromise the ability to swallow. (kblawyers.com)
  • pulmonary
  • Endogenous lipoid pneumonia and non-specific interstitial pneumonitis has been seen prior to the development of pulmonary alveolar proteinosis in a child. (wikipedia.org)
  • It is typically due to aspiration and alcoholism may be a risk factor, though it is also commonly implicated in hospital-acquired urinary tract infections, and COPD(chronic obstructive pulmonary disease) individuals Individuals with Klebsiella pneumonia tend to cough up a characteristic sputum, as well as having fever, nausea, tachycardia and vomiting. (wikipedia.org)
  • acute
  • Omadacycline Recommended by FDA Panel for ABSSSI and CABP An FDA panel recommended omadacycline for acute bacterial skin and skin structure infections and community-acquired bacterial pneumonia. (medscape.com)
  • Patient 2: A previously healthy 30-year-old man developed p. carinii pneumonia in April 1981 after a 5-month history of fever each day and of elevated liver-function tests, CMV viruria, and documented seroconversion to CMV, i.e., an acute-phase titer of 16 and a convalescent-phase titer of 28* in anticomplement immunofluorescence tests. (cdc.gov)
  • Bloody sputum (known as hemoptysis) may also occur with tuberculosis, Gram-negative pneumonia, and lung abscesses as well as more commonly with acute bronchitis. (wikipedia.org)
  • Pathological specimens to be obtained for investigations include: Sputum for culture, AAFBS and gram stain Blood for full hemogram/complete blood count, ESR and other acute phase reactants Procalcitonin test, more specific The identification of the infectious organism (or other cause) is an important part of modern treatment of pneumonia. (wikipedia.org)
  • Acute eosinophilic pneumonia typically follows a rapid course. (wikipedia.org)
  • lung
  • Cavitary pneumonia is a disease in which the normal lung architecture is replaced by a cavity. (wikipedia.org)
  • But when he wasn't looking, I took out my chest X-ray - the one with the 16 centimeter blob in the left lung - and prayed he'd never have anything worse than pneumonia for the rest of his life. (goodhousekeeping.com)
  • Pneumonia can impact one or both lungs, and be located at the top or bottom of a child's lung. (childrens.com)
  • Pneumonia is an inflammatory condition of the lung affecting primarily the small air sacs known as alveoli. (wikipedia.org)
  • Lipid pneumonia or lipoid pneumonia is a specific form of lung inflammation (pneumonia) that develops when lipids enter the bronchial tree. (wikipedia.org)
  • The gross appearance of a lipid pneumonia is that in which there is an ill-defined, pale yellow area on the lung. (wikipedia.org)
  • Eosinophilic pneumonia (EP) is a disease in which an eosinophil, a type of white blood cell, accumulates in the lung. (wikipedia.org)
  • Eosinophilic pneumonia is diagnosed in one of three circumstances: when a complete blood count reveals increased eosinophils and a chest x-ray or computed tomography (CT) identifies abnormalities in the lung, when a biopsy identifies increased eosinophils in lung tissue, or when increased eosinophils are found in fluid obtained by a bronchoscopy (bronchoalveolar lavage [BAL] fluid). (wikipedia.org)
  • Pneumonia is an inflammatory condition of the lung in humans. (wikipedia.org)
  • Pneumoniae
  • M. pneumoniae causes a widespread but rarely fatal pneumonia in humans. (britannica.com)
  • The cause of the condition Klebsiella pneumonia is Klebsiella pneumoniae which is gram-negative, as well as rod-shaped, glucose-fermenting, facultative anaerobic bacterium. (wikipedia.org)
  • cough
  • Play media People with infectious pneumonia often have a productive cough, fever accompanied by shaking chills, shortness of breath, sharp or stabbing chest pain during deep breaths, and an increased rate of breathing. (wikipedia.org)
  • The pneumonia presents as a foreign body reaction causing cough, dyspnoea, and often fever. (wikipedia.org)
  • chest
  • If you have mild pneumonia, you probably won't need to have a chest X-ray or any other tests. (www.nhs.uk)
  • Pneumonia jackets were variously constructed of oiled silk, muslin, and sometimes even included a system of rubber tubing that circulated hot water around the chest as a means of keeping the patient warm. (wikipedia.org)
  • He wrote, "In an article published in the New York Medical Journal, May 18, 1895, I called particular attention to a means of applying heat by the use of what I termed the "pneumonia jacket" which consists of an arrangement for the circulation of hot water through coils of rubber tubing, so arranged as to cover the whole chest. (wikipedia.org)
  • affects
  • Pneumonia affects approximately 450 million people globally (7% of the population) and results in about 4 million deaths per year. (wikipedia.org)
  • William Osler
  • 3. Sir William Osler Sir William Osler, known as 'the father of modern medicine,' appreciated the morbidity and mortality of pneumonia, describing it as the 'captain of the men of death' in 1918, as it had overtaken tuberculosis as one of the leading causes of death in his time. (slideshare.net)
  • Recurrent
  • it hastens the various stages of the pneumonia process [and] sustains lobular vitality and consequently the lobe will not be so prone to chronic disease or to recurrent attacks of pneumonia. (wikipedia.org)
  • cause
  • Question Originally asked by Community Member mike Can Back Pain Be Caused By Pneumonia Hi there, could you tell me if pneumonia can cause me to have back pain? (healthcentral.com)
  • Signs will also vary with age and cause of the pneumonia. (childrens.com)
  • Nevertheless, in developing countries, and among the very old, the very young, and the chronically ill, pneumonia remains a leading cause of death. (wikipedia.org)
  • Pneumonia was historically divided into "typical" and "atypical" based on the belief that the presentation predicted the underlying cause. (wikipedia.org)
  • Eosinophilic pneumonia is divided into different categories depending upon whether a cause can be determined or not. (wikipedia.org)
  • Eosinophilic pneumonia can develop in several different ways depending on the underlying cause of the disease. (wikipedia.org)
  • It is a rare cause of pneumonia, occurring almost exclusively in immunocompromised persons (persons with a weakened or absent immune system). (wikipedia.org)
  • fever
  • Patient 1: A previously healthy 33-year-old man developed P. carinii pneumonia and oral mucosal candidiasis in March 1981 after a 2-month history of fever associated with elevated liver enzymes, leukopenia, and CMV viruria. (cdc.gov)
  • His pneumonia responded to a course of intravenous TMP/.SMX, but, as of the latest reports, he continues to have a fever each day. (cdc.gov)
  • Klebsiella
  • Klebsiella pneumonia tends to affect people with underlying conditions, such as alcoholism. (wikipedia.org)
  • A strain known as Carbapenem-Resistant Klebsiella pneumonia (CRKP) was estimated to be involved in 350 cases in Los Angeles county between June and December 2010. (wikipedia.org)
  • people
  • Most people who get the flu get better within two weeks, but some people may develop serious complications, such as pneumonia. (nih.gov)
  • Pneumonia can affect people of any age, but it's more common - and can be more serious - in certain groups of people, such as the very young or the elderly. (www.nhs.uk)
  • There has been many a Spring day at Wrigley Field that surprises people who may have travelled from an inland location toward the shore to take in an afternoon game, only to feel the effects of the "pneumonia front" as that cold blast of air comes through. (wikipedia.org)
  • Among people hospitalized with pneumonia, about 10% are due to aspiration. (wikipedia.org)