influenzal pneumonia

influenzal pneumonia
influenza virus pneumonia viral pneumonia caused by an influenza virus, usually the type A virus; some cases are mild, but it can develop into a fulminant condition characterized by high fever, prostration, severe dyspnea, and massive (sometimes rapidly fatal) pulmonary hemorrhagic edema with consolidation. It may be accompanied by a superinfection with bacterial pneumonia.

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