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Pneumococcal pneumonia with pneumatocele formation.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  717316     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Two infants had pneumococcal pneumonia and bacteremia, complicated by pneumatocele formation. The pneumatoceles appeared during the recovery phase and were indistinguishable from those associated with staphylococcal pneumonia. Complete resolution occurred in both patients. Pneumatoceles occur in pneumonias caused by varied agents; therefore, determination of the cause is imperative for appropriate therapy.
B I Asmar; M C Thirumoorthi; A S Dajani
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  American journal of diseases of children (1960)     Volume:  132     ISSN:  0002-922X     ISO Abbreviation:  Am. J. Dis. Child.     Publication Date:  1978 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1979-01-24     Completed Date:  1979-01-24     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0370471     Medline TA:  Am J Dis Child     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1091-3     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
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MeSH Terms
Cysts / etiology*,  radiography
Lung Diseases / etiology*,  radiography
Pneumonia, Pneumococcal / complications*,  radiography

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