lobar pneumonia


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lobar pneumonia

[′lō‚bär nu̇′mō·nyə]
(medicine)
An acute febrile disease involving one or more lobes of the lung, usually following pneumococcal infection.
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Furthermore, in the earliest phase of ALI and lobar pneumonia, it is rational to employ a recruiting strategy and generous PEEP so as to expand the local reservoir for fluid within the interstitium and PEEP-distended airspaces.
Sure enough, the study revealed a large infiltrate in the right mid-lung field, indicative of a lobar pneumonia.
Necroscopy results revealed right lobar pneumonia, a necrotizing hemorrhage of the right lung and half of the left lung, and a tracheal aspirate culture that yielded methicillin-susceptible S.
In lobar pneumonia, a complete lobe of a lung is infected.
In summary, this case occurred in a 19-year-old man with a cirrhotic liver of uncertain origin, who subsequently developed malakoplakia of the liver following sepsis that resulted from Klebsiella lobar pneumonia.
He told her that he was very sorry, but Mrs Melia had been a very poorly lady and had died of lobar pneumonia aggravated by emphysema.
Parker's bad habits took such a toll on his health that when he collapsed and died of lobar pneumonia on March 12, 1955, the physician called to the scene estimated his age at between 50 and 60.
Serious AEs occurring in 2 patients were lobar pneumonia and pneumonia, which occurred in both clobazam and placebo treatment arms.
The maximum number of pulmonary pathology was from lobar pneumonia (5.
Therefore, beginning 25 years ago, we began to treat all children with bronchopneumonia and lobar pneumonia for 5 days, including amoxicillin and amoxicillin/clavulanate as well as various cephalosporins and azithromycin.
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.
However, the proportion of cases of lobar pneumonia caused by Hib has been estimated to vary from 16-63 per cent (12).