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Aspiration pneumonia

Introduction: Aspiration pneumonia

Description of Aspiration pneumonia

Aspiration pneumonia: inflammation of the lungs caused by inhaling or choking on vomitus; may occur during unconsciousness (anesthesia or drunkenness or seizure or cardiac arrest).
Source: WordNet 2.1

Aspiration pneumonia: Related Topics

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Aspiration pneumonia as a Disease

Aspiration pneumonia: Type of or association with medical condition Pneumonia.
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Aspiration pneumonia: Related Diseases

Aspiration pneumonia: Aspiration pneumonia is listed as a type of (or associated with) the following medical conditions in our database:

Aspiration pneumonia as a subtype of Pneumonia

Pneumonia (medical condition): Infection of the lung by bacteria, viruses or fungus.

Pneumonia: Pneumonia is a lung disease that can be caused by a variety of viruses, bacteria, and sometimes fungi. The U.S. Centers for Diseases... (Source: excerpt from Pneumococcal Pneumonia, NIAID Fact Sheet: NIAID)

Aspiration pneumonia as a Symptom

Aspiration pneumonia (symptom): Type of Pneumonia.

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Broader terms for Aspiration pneumonia

Source - WordNet 2.1

Hierarchical classifications of Aspiration pneumonia

The following list attempts to classify Aspiration pneumonia into categories where each line is subset of the next.

WordNet 2.1

  • bronchial pneumonia,bronchopneumonia
  • pneumonia
  • respiratory disease,respiratory disorder,respiratory illness
  • disease
  • illness,malady,sickness,unwellness
  • health problem,ill health,unhealthiness
  • pathological state
  • condition,status
  • state

Source: WordNet 2.1

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