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pneumonia

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A lung disease that involves lung parenchyma or alveolar inflammation and abnormal alveolar filling with fluid (consolidation and exudation). It results from a variety of causes including infection with bacteria, viruses, fungi or parasites, and chemical or physical injury to the lungs. It is accompanied by fever, chills, cough, and difficulty in breathing.

Synonyms: Pneumonia NOS, Pneumonia NOS (disorder), Pneumonitis, chest infection due to pneumonia, Pneumonia (disorder) [Ambiguous], Pneumonia due to other specified organism, Pneumonia due to other specified organisms, pneumonia with infectious disease, Pneumonitis (disorder), Pneumonia due to other specified organisms (disorder), acute pneumonia, Pneumonia (disorder)

Term info

ICD9 definition citation

ICD9:483.8, ICD9:483

SNOMEDCT definition citation

SNOMEDCT:233604007

bioportal provenance

Pneumonitis[accessedResource: DOID:552][accessDate: 05-04-2011], A lung disease that involves lung parenchyma or alveolar inflammation and abnormal alveolar filling with fluid (consolidation and exudation). It results from a variety of causes including infection with bacteria, viruses, fungi or parasites, and chemical or physical injury to the lungs. It is accompanied by fever, chills, cough, and difficulty in breathing.[accessedResource: DOID:552][accessDate: 05-04-2011], acute pneumonia[accessedResource: DOID:552][accessDate: 05-04-2011]

term editor

Tomasz Adamusiak