Definition of Pneumonia

An acute, acute and chronic, or chronic inflammation focally or diffusely affecting the lung parenchyma, due to infections (viruses, fungi, mycoplasma, or bacteria), treatment (e.g. radiation), or exposure (inhalation) to chemicals. Symptoms include cough, shortness of breath, fevers, chills, chest pain, headache, sweating, and weakness.

Pneumonia is from the group

Non-Neoplastic Lung Disorder

Other Names for Pneumonia

Pneumonia
Pneumonitis
pneumonia

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