Pneumonia in immunodeficient patient

Alternative names
Pneumonia in immunocompromised host

Definition
Pneumonia in an immunocompromised host describes a lung infection that occurs in a person whose infection-fighting mechanisms are significantly impaired.

see Pneumonia in immunocompromised host.

Johns Hopkins patient information

Last revised: December 2, 2012
by Arthur A. Poghosian, M.D.

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