Nicholas John Bennett, MBBCh, Ph D, MA(Cantab), FAAP Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Co-Director of Antimicrobial Stewardship, Medical Director, Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases and Immunology, Connecticut Children's Medical Center Nicholas John Bennett, MBBCh, Ph D, MA(Cantab), FAAP is a member of the following medical societies: Alpha Omega Alpha, American Academy of Pediatrics Disclosure: Received research grant from: Cubist Received income in an amount equal to or greater than 0 from: Horizon Pharmaceuticals, Shire Medico legal consulting for: Various.
Joseph Domachowske, MD Professor of Pediatrics, Microbiology and Immunology, Department of Pediatrics, Division of Infectious Diseases, State University of New York Upstate Medical University Joseph Domachowske, MD is a member of the following medical societies: Alpha Omega Alpha, American Academy of Pediatrics, American Society for Microbiology, Infectious Diseases Society of America, Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society, Phi Beta Kappa Disclosure: Received research grant from: Pfizer; Glaxo Smith Kline; Astra Zeneca; Merck; American Academy of Pediatrics, Novavax, Regeneron, Diassess, Actelion Received income in an amount equal to or greater than 0 from: Sanofi Pasteur.
Heidi Connolly, MD Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Psychiatry, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry; Director, Pediatric Sleep Medicine Services, Strong Sleep Disorders Center Disclosure: Nothing to disclose.
Brent R King , MD, MMM Clive Nancy and Pierce Runnells Distinguished Professor of Emergency Medicine; Professor of Pediatrics, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston; Chair, Department of Emergency Medicine, Chief of Emergency Services, Memorial Hermann Hospital and LBJ Hospital Disclosure: Nothing to disclose.
Mary L Windle, Pharm D Adjunct Associate Professor, University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Pharmacy; Editor-in-Chief, Medscape Drug Reference Disclosure: Nothing to disclose.
Fibrinous inflammation may lead to resolution or to organization and pleural adhesions.Mycoplasma pneumoniae, haemophilus influenzae, chlamydia pneumoniae and viruses (e.g. Pneumonia is "a severe form of acute lower respiratory infection that specifically affects the lungs".Key features on physical examination are dullness to percussion in a lobar pattern, bronchial breathing, and adventitious breath sounds.A pleural rub and reduced expansion on the affected side may be present .
Pneumonia is caused by bacteria, viruses, mycoplasmae and fungi. Pneumonia may have an associated parapneumonic effusion.