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.
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Diagnosis of foreign body aspiration is often delayed in adults, due to the nonspecific nature of symptoms, nonemergent presentation, and broad range of differential diagnoses (e.g., unresolved infectious pneumonia, lung abscess, obstructive pneumonia secondary to inflammatory disorders, or neoplasms).
While waiting for the diagnostic bronchoscopy, he required tracheal intubation and mechanical ventilation due to atelectasis and obstructive pneumonia (Figures 2(a) and 2(b)).
Endobronchial foreign body is one of the suspected causes of persistent obstructive pneumonia [4].
The majority of cancer patients who develop post obstructive pneumonia are inoperable at time of presentation.
All of these patients had high smoking score and they presented with features of obstructive pneumonia. The increase prevalence of malignancy may be due to high smoking score in the study population.
Prominent foamy macrophage within peribronchiolar alveolar spaces (ie, microscopic obstructive pneumonia) is another finding that frequently attests to the presence of bronchiolitis and physiologic airflow obstruction in patients with hypersensitivity pneumonia.
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.
Furthermore, chronic throat symptoms [25], back pain [26], Brown-Sequard syndrome [27], Horner syndrome [28], intracranial hypotension [29, 30], chronic obstructive pneumonia [31], traumatic thoracic aortic rupture [32], esophageal perforation [33], and acute urinary retention [34] have been described as osteophytic complications.
(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.

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