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pulmonary infections

Monday 15 March 2004

Lesional patterns

- airway lesions

  • bronchitis
  • bronchiolitis
  • bronchiectasis

- acute exsudative pneumonia

  • purulent pneumonia (neutrophilic pneumonia)
    • lobular pneumonia (acute bronchopneumonia)
    • confluent pneumonia (acute lobar pneumonia)
    • pneumonia with granules
  • eosinophilic pneumonia
  • pneumonia with foamy alveolar cast
  • acute diffuse alveolar damage
  • acute localized alveolar damage

- chronic pneumonia

  • fibroinflammatory pneumonia
  • organized alveolar damage
    • organizing localized alveolar damage
    • organizing diffuse alveolar damage

- interstitial pneumonia

  • perivascular lymphoid pneumonia
  • eosinophilic pneumonia
  • granulomatous pneumonia

- pulmonary nodules

  • large pulmonary nodules
    • necrotizing pulmonary nodules
    • granulomatous pulmonary nodules
    • fibrocaseous pulmonary nodules
    • calcified pulmonary nodules
  • miliary
    • necrotizing miliary
    • granulomatous miliary

- pulmonary cavities
- pulmonary cysts
- intravascular infectious agents
- pulmonary infarcts
- minimal pulmonary reaction

Etiology

- pulmonary viral infections
- pulmonary bacterial infections
- pulmonary fungal infections

- pulmonary parasitic infections

See also

- Infections (infectious diseases )