Pneumonia

Pneumonia

Pneumonia is an inflammatory condition of the lung affecting primarily the microscopic air sacs known as alveoli. It is usually caused by infection with viruses or bacteria and less commonly other microorganisms, certain drugs and other conditions such as autoimmune diseases. Typical signs and symptoms include a cough, chest pain, fever, and difficulty breathing. Diagnostic tools include x-rays and culture of the sputum. Vaccines to prevent certain types of pneumonia are available. ... more on Wikipedia

lists about Pneumonia

Pneumonia IS LISTED ON

List of Common Diseases: Most Common Illnesses Diseases Treated By Penicillin What Causes Rigor? Risks of Old Age What Causes Fatigue? Fever - Diseases With This Symptom What Causes Cough? Diseases Treated By Doxycycline What Causes Pyrexia? Risks of Immunosuppression Risks of Physical Trauma What Causes Dyspnea? What Causes Myalgia?