suppurative pneumonia

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sup·pu·ra·tive pneu·mo·ni·a

any pneumonia associated with the formation of pus and destruction of pulmonary tissue; abscess formation may occur.
Synonym(s): septic pneumonia

sup·pu·ra·tive pneu·mo·ni·a

(sŭpyŭr-ă-tiv nū-mōnē-ă)
Pneumonia associated with formation of pus and destruction of pulmonary tissue; abscess formation may occur.
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According to the (https://www.nih.gov/) National Institutes of Health , septic pneumonia or sepsis kills about one in five people affected, even when treated early. Annually, septic shock happens to nearly 1 million Americans and is very costly to treat.
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