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    Pneumonia Conditions

    Pneumonia, However, even healthy people sometimes develop pneumonia. A particular type of pneumonia is known as aspiration pneumonia. Small amounts of stomach co...

    Symptoms Causes Treatment Outlook and Prevention

    Pneumonia Professional

    Pneumonia, There are separate articles on Aspiration Pneumonia , Pneumocystis Jirovecii Pneumonia and Lower Respiratory Tract Infection in Children . , pneumoni...

    Aspiration Pneumonia Conditions

    Aspiration Pneumonia, Any condition which increases the likelihood that muck will enter the lungs, like an opening between the food tube and the main airway (tracheo-bronchial fistula), gum d...

    Symptoms and Causes Diagnosis, Treatment, Complications, Prognosis and Prevention

    Aspiration Pneumonia Professional

    Aspiration Pneumonia, One study of elderly patients implicated aspiration pneumonia in 10% or cases of community-acquired pneumonia [ 1 ] . Aspiration pneumonia ...

    Pneumocystis Jirovecii Pneumonia Professional

    Pneumocystis Jirovecii Pneumonia, Differential diagnosis Bacterial or viral pneumonia Mycobacterium avium-intracellulare complex infection Atypical pneumonia ...

    Legionnaires' Disease Conditions

    These are typical symptoms of the lung infection pneumonia. See separate leaflet called Pneumonia for more details . Other symptoms of Legionnaires' disease include confusion...

    Lower Respiratory Tract Infection in Children Professional

    Bacterial infections These constitute about 60% of hospitalised pneumonia cases [ 3 ] : Streptococcus pneumoniae (the majority of bacterial pneumonias). , pneumonia...

    Chest Infection Conditions

    Bronchitis is usually caused by a viral infection. Pneumonia is usually due to bacterial infection. Pneumonia may be serious and need hospital admission. , pneumonia cough...

    Symptoms Diagnosis Treatment Prevention

    Lung Abscess Professional

    Synonyms: pyogenic lung infection/pneumonia, necrotising pneumonia Severe, localised suppurative infection in the substance of the lung, associated with necrotic cavity formation...

    Haemophilus Influenzae Professional

    The remainder is made up of cases of septic arthritis, osteomyelitis, cellulitis, pneumonia and pericarditis. Hib pneumonia typically occurs in children aged 4 months to 4 years. ...

    Nocardia Professional

    Involvement of the eyes. Pneumonia Pneumonia caused by nocardia may be indistinguishable from other pneumonias. It is usually subacute, developing over weeks but ...

    Pneumococcal Immunisation Conditions

    Pneumococcus is a germ (bacterium) which can cause pneumonia , meningitis and some other infections. Pneumonia caused by pneumococcus occurs in about 1 in 1,000 adults each year. ...

    Cyanosis Professional

    ECG: features of myocardial infarction; nonspecific ST abnormalities with pulmonary emboli. CXR: pneumonia, pulmonary infarction, cardiac failure. Sputum and blood cultures: pneumon...

    Complications of HIV Infection Professional

    See separate article Pneumocystis Jirovecii Pneumonia for further details. Bacterial pneumonia [ 2 ] The most common causes are Streptococcus pneumoniae , Haemophilus in...

    Legionnaires' Disease Professional

    Useful investigations to diagnose atypical pneumonias Cause of pneumonia : Mycoplasma pneumoniae Legionella pneumophila Chlamydophila pneumoniae ...

    Cytomegalovirus Professional

    CMV hepatitis may also cause granulomatous involvement but, again, usually with complete recovery. Pneumonia Immunocompetent: Pneumonia may occasionally occur wit...

    Pleurisy Conditions

    Anything that causes inflammation or damage at the edge of the lung next to the pleura can cause pleuritic pain - for example: A  serious lung infection (pneumonia) . Blood clo...

    Fungal Lung Infections Professional

    Differential diagnosis Bacterial, atypical or viral pneumonia . Aspiration pneumonia . Pneumocystis jirovecii  pneumonia . Eosinophilic pneumonia.

    Acute Bronchitis Conditions

    See separate leaflets called Acute Sinusitis , Tonsillitis , Sore Throat , Laryngitis , Pleurisy , Bronchiolitis , and Pneumonia for the other types of infection shown in the diagram....

    Pleural Effusion Conditions

    The following are some of the more common causes of a pleural effusion (but there are other rarer causes too): Lung infection (pneumonia) , tuberculosis , and cancers may cause inflam...

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