chronic pneumonia

chron·ic pneu·mo·ni·a

vague or indefinite usage for long-term inflammation of pulmonary tissue of any etiology.

chron·ic pneu·mo·ni·a

(kronik nū-mōnē-ă)
Indefinite usage for long-term inflammation of pulmonary tissue of any etiology.
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Nick was initially diagnosed with chronic pneumonia in both lungs which meant that he was constantly coughing and choking, but unfortunately, this physical stress meant that he suffered an acute intracerebral haemorrhagic stroke, causing severe permanent sight impairment in both eyes.
If left untreated, URI frequently develops into chronic pneumonia or another severe complication, such as blindness or significant difficulty breathing.
Care should be taken to rule out other diseases such as coccidiosis, Nematodiriasis, liver abscesses, chronic pneumonia and chronic peritonitis, so as to ensure the diagnosis is correct.
Tara said: "Our daughter Mia had measles and chronic pneumonia when we were trying to adopt her.
The inquest heard retired carpenter and soldier Mr Nicholls had spent four months in Heartlands Hospital after being admitted with chronic pneumonia in November, 2010.
He had chronic pneumonia and could barely feed himself because his teeth were so bad.
Washington, Dec 16 (ANI): A new research by Canadian and Spanish scientists has found the first immunological clue of why some H1N1 patients develop chronic pneumonia or die.
Biggs, 80, who has chronic pneumonia, was transferred from hospital in Norfolk to his "final home" in Barnet, North London, by private ambulance.
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.
Pneumonia did not respond to antibiotics and in view of non-response with failure to thrive and generalized lymphadenopathy, she was again started on 4 drug antituberculous therapy (ATT) as TB is endemic in India and is the commonest cause of chronic pneumonia in our country.
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.
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.

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