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Legionnaires' disease

Introduction: Legionnaires' disease

Description of Legionnaires' disease

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Legionnaires' disease: acute (sometimes fatal) lobar pneumonia caused by bacteria of a kind first recognized after an outbreak of the disease at an American Legion convention in Philadelphia in 1976; characterized by fever and muscle and chest pain and headache and chills and a dry cough.
Source: WordNet 2.1

Legionnaires' disease: An acute, sometimes fatal, pneumonia-like bacterial infection characterized by high fever, malaise, muscle aches, respiratory disorders and headache. It is named for an outbreak at the 1976 Philadelphia convention of the American Legion.
Source: MeSH 2007

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Legionnaires' disease as a Disease

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Legionnaires' disease: Article Excerpts

Legionnaires' disease, which is also known as Legionellosis, is a form of pneumonia. It is often called... (Source: excerpt from Legionnaires' Disease: NIEHS_1)

Legionnaires' disease, which is also known as Legionellosis, is a form of pneumonia. It is often... (Source: excerpt from Legionnaires' Disease: NIEHS_1)

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Legionnaires' disease: Related Disease Topics

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Terms Similar to Legionnaires' disease:

Source - WordNet 2.1

  • Legionella pneumophila Infections

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Broader terms for Legionnaires' disease

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The following terms can be used for Legionnaires' disease

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Hierarchical classifications of Legionnaires' disease

The following list attempts to classify Legionnaires' disease into categories where each line is subset of the next.

WordNet 2.1

  • lobar pneumonia
  • 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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