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Pneumonia - Respiratory tract infection

This broad term includes infectious pneumonias (bacterial (e.g. pneumococcal) and necrotizing) and  respiratory tract infections. Risk factors other than drugs include a background of connective tissue disease, mainly RA (PMID 24130229). In epidemiologic studies, there are variations in the definition of the term 'Pneumonia' and URTI. Should be separated from drug-induced and iatrogenic BOOP and consolidation

Last update : 10/05/2016
 

Causative drugs

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