lobar pneumonia

Definitions of lobar pneumonia
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n pneumonia affecting one or more lobes of the lung; commonly due to streptococcal infection

Types:
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
Type of:
pneumonia
respiratory disease characterized by inflammation of the lung parenchyma (excluding the bronchi) with congestion caused by viruses or bacteria or irritants

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