Infection of the air spaces (air
bronchograms) and/or interstitium of the lung.
Examples of Pneumonias and how to
determine location. (look for the silhouette sign…loss of usual visualized
Round Pneumonias are found typically in the
child. Most often the organism is pneumococcus. The pneumonia appears round because
of poorly developed collateral pathways (pores of Kohn and channels of Lambert).
Over time though initially round, it develops into a more consolidative
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Source: Operational Medicine 2001, Health Care in Military Settings, NAVMED P-5139, May 1, 2001, Bureau of Medicine and Surgery, Department of the Navy, 2300 E Street NW, Washington, D.C., 20372-5300
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