obstructive pneumonia

ob·struc·tive pneu·mo·ni·a

infection of lung resulting from obstruction of airway, by narrowing resulting from previous disease process, persistent bronchospasm, thick secretions, or by aspiration of a foreign body.

ob·struc·tive pneu·mo·ni·a

(ŏb-strŭktiv nū-mōnē-ă)
Pulmonary infection of airway due to obstruction by narrowing resulting from disease process, persistent bronchospasm, thick secretions, or by foreign body aspiration.
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Computed tomography (CT) of the lung revealed a lesion with obstructive pneumonia in the left inferior lobe accompanied by mediastinal and left pulmonary hilar lymphadenopathies [Figure 1]a.
Dyspnea is also present when accompanied with obstructive pneumonia.
James' official cause of death was acute myocardial disease and congestive, obstructive pneumonia.
The majority of cancer patients who develop post obstructive pneumonia are inoperable at time of presentation.
Of the total 34 cases of malignancy studied 13 showed lower zone shadow in their chest radiographs with 4 of them had hilar shadow suggesting obstructive pneumonia.
This impaction can lead to atelectasis, or in this case, obstructive pneumonia, and therefore may be confused with malignancy.
Is it when I have metastatic cancer, or when I get obstructive pneumonia from the cancer, or when I am septic from the pneumonia?
In the present case, obstructive pneumonia is the main symptom.
5) Other clues for FBA that can be obtained from a chest radiograph include: air trapping, atelectasis, pneumomediastinum, and obstructive pneumonia, especially recurrent obstructive pneumonia involving the same region in cases of silent FBA.
Other histologic findings variably present included an interstitial pneumonia pattern at the boundary of the nodules, lymphoplasmacytic chronic bronchiolitis with associated stenosis, lymphoid follicles, prominent eosinophilic infiltration, focal areas of obstructive pneumonia, multinucleated giant cells, and focal accumulations of neutrophils.
Symptoms may then present in the form of dyspnea, chest pain, obstructive pneumonia, cough, reactive airway disease, or respiratory compromise secondary to airway and parenchymal compression.
In this article, we reported a case of TB of mediastinal lymph node combined with pulmonary mucormycosis that was presented as obstructive pneumonia combined with lymphoma.

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