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.
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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.
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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.
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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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