Friedlander pneumonia

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Fried·län·der pneu·mo·ni·a

(frēd'len-dĕr),
a form of pneumonia caused by infection with Klebsiella pneumoniae (that is, Friedländer bacillus), characteristically severe and lobar in distribution.

Fried·län·der pneu·mo·ni·a

(frēd'lān-der nū-mō'nē-ă)
A form of pneumonia caused by infection with Klebsiella pneumoniae (Friedländer bacillus), characteristically severe and lobar in distribution.

Friedländer pneumonia

Lobar pneumonia caused by infection with Klebsiella pneumoniae, characterized by fevers, chills, sweats, cough, pleuritic pain, bloody sputum, and bulging interlobar fissures on chest x-ray.

Friedländer,

(Friedlander), Carl, German pathologist, 1847-1887.
Friedländer bacillus - capsular types 1, 2, and 3 of this organism may be causative agents in pneumonia. Synonym(s): Klebsiella pneumoniae.
Friedländer disease
Friedländer pneumobacillus
Friedländer pneumonia - a form of pneumonia caused by infection with Klebsiella pneumoniae
Friedländer stain for capsules - an obsolete stain employing gentian violet.
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