chronic pneumonia

chron·ic pneu·mo·ni·a

vague or indefinite usage for long-term inflammation of pulmonary tissue of any etiology.
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chron·ic pneu·mo·ni·a

(kronik nū-mōnē-ă)
Indefinite usage for long-term inflammation of pulmonary tissue of any etiology.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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Depending on the clinical forms of CLD patients were divided into the following manner: patients with chronic pneumonia (CP)--110 patients (with deformation of bronchus without its enlargement--82, with bronchiectasis--28); patients with chronic bronchitis (CB)--84 (obstructive--46 patients, without obstruction--38 patients).
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William Bunce, who worked to disestablish Shinto as Japan's state religion during the Allied occupation after World War II, died of chronic pneumonia in Maryland on July 23, the Washington Post reported Thursday.
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TB accelerates the course of HIV, is an important cause of acute and chronic pneumonia in African children with HIV and is responsible for a major proportion of mortality.
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Retired gas fitter Terence McNally, 59, was found dead in the family home at Primrose Street, Tonypandy on January 22 this year from a self-inflicted cut throat and chronic pneumonia.
High levels of asbestos fibres were found in a pensioner's body after he died from chronic pneumonia.
immitis infection may have chronic pneumonia, fungemia, and extrapulmonary dissemination to skin, bones, meninges, and other body sites.
Infrequently, the infection may progress to chronic pneumonia, especially in the immunocompromised and, in the worst cases, dissemination to other parts of the body, including organs, bone, skin, and soft tissue.
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