postobstructive pneumonia

postobstructive pneumonia

pneumonia occurring distally to a bronchial obstruction.
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Symptoms are primarily those of bronchial irritation and obstruction, and include cough, wheezing, hemoptysis, postobstructive pneumonia, and bronchial asthma.
The microbiology of postobstructive pneumonia in lung cancer patients.
Since most endobronchial lipomas are found after the onset of symptoms postobstructive pneumonia can occur and result in chronic inflammation and destruction of the distal lung.
Aspirated foreign bodies represent a significant cause of morbidity and mortality, both from acute obstruction and asphyxiation and from postobstructive pneumonia and lung abscess.