Septic pneumonia | definition of septic pneumonia by Medical dictionary
suppurative pneumonia (redirected from septic pneumonia)
any pneumonia associated with the formation of pus and destruction of pulmonary tissue; abscess formation may occur.
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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Slater claimed mum-of-three Joan Budke, 77, of Osage Beach, Missouri, died in August 2009 from septic pneumonia
which spread following a Gynecare Prolift mesh implant in April 2008.
He sailed with the British Mediterranean Expeditionary Force on February 28, 1915 but developed septic pneumonia
from an infected mosquito bite.
Following an operation for appendicitis and a gastric ulcer, he died of septic pneumonia
on August 23, 1926, aged just 31.