Lobar pneumonia

What is Lobar pneumonia?

Lobar pneumonia is an acute exudative inflammation of an entire pulmonary lobe, produced in 95 % of cases by Streptococcus pneumoniae (pneumococci).

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While having a physical examination, a young male informed his doctor that at age 8 he had lobar pneumonia and pleurisy in his left lung. The...

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TV is tidal volume. IRV is inspiratory reserve volume. ERV is expiratory...

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While having a physical examination, a young male informed his doctor that at age 8 he had lobar pneumonia and pleurisy in his left lung. The...

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The maximum amount of air moved in and out of the lungs is called the vital capacity (VC). This is done by spirometry...

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Good day, My son, who is 4 yrs old, has been diagnosed with lobar pneumonia and is now hospitalised. This is about his 6th or 7th infection. He had...

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Yes, recurrent lung infections can directly diminish lung functions....

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