Disease Information for Necrotizing alveolitis/Pneumonia

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Cyanosis
Bronchospasm signs
Cellophane crackles/rales at bases sign
Cough Acute
Dyspnea at rest
Dyspnea on exertion
Hemoptysis
Lung signs/abnormality
Pleuritic chest pain
Pulmonary Crackles
Rales
Rapid Breathing
Scant hemoptysis
Tachypnea/Increased respiratory rate
Wheezing
Acutely ill patient/signs
Constitutional symptoms
Fever
Fever in elderly
High body temperature
Clinical Presentation & Variations
Fever and High Sed Rate
Disease Progression
Course/Acute on subacute
Course/Chronic disorder
Course/Subacute
Laboratory Tests
Abnormal Lab Findings - Increased
IGG/Immunoglobulin G (Lab)
Sed Rate/ESR/Sedimentation rate (Lab)
Diagnostic Test Results
Other Tests & Procedures
Bronchopulmonary alveolar lavage/BAL/Abnormal
Pathology
BX/Lung biopsy/Intraluminal/alveolar infiltrate/chronic
PATH/Granulomatous tissue/specimen
X-RAY
Xray/Chest abnormal
Xray/Atelectasis/Chest
Xray/Cavitation/Cavitary lung lesion/Chest
Xray/Chest/Lung fields/Abnormal
Xray/Generalized alveolar disease/Chest
Xray/Lung consolidation/Chest
Xray/Multiple cavitary lesions of lungs/Chest
Xray/Pulmonary Lesions/Lung
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Rule Outs
Hanta virus/Navaho disease
Hyalin membrane disease/lung immaturity
Interstitial lung involvement/manifestation
Lung abscess
Sarcoidosis, pulmonary
Tuberculosis, pulmonary
Associated Disease & Complications
Allergic alveolitis
Atelectasis, pulmonary
Bronchiolitis obliterans
Respiratory distress (adult) syndrome
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Class
CLASS/Alveolar disorder
CLASS/Lung Disorder (ex)
CLASS/Pulmonic (category)
Pathophysiology
Pathophysiology/Alveolar consolidation
Pathophysiology/Alveolar leukocyte invasion/kinin release
Process
PROCESS/Allergy/collagen/autoimmune (category)
PROCESS/Allergy/inflammatory/granulomatous disorder (ex).
PROCESS/Degenerative/necrosis disorder (category)
PROCESS/Inflammatory/Granulomatous disease (ex)
PROCESS/Inflammatory/infection (ex)
PROCESS/Necrosis (ex)
PROCESS/Use/Age/atrophic disorder (category)
PROCESS/Granulomatous Disease
Treatment
Surgical Procedures or Treatments
SX/Biopsy
Definition

multiple cavitary lesion from agressive infection or immune compromise;staph aureus; mrsa;pseudomonas;legionella;strep pyogenes;plague;tularemia;pulmonary anthrax; sars;anaerobes

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Medscape (eMedicine)
Harrison's Online (accessmedicine)
NEJM (The New England Journal of Medicine)
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