Medical Dictionary

lobar pneumonia


Medical Definition of LOBAR PNEUMONIA

:  acute pneumonia involving one or more lobes of the lung characterized by sudden onset, chill, fever, difficulty in breathing, cough, and blood-stained sputum, marked by consolidation, and normally followed by resolution and return to normal of the lung tissue


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