What is the differential diagnosis of pneumonia ?* Pulmonary infraction.
* Pulmonary T.B.
* Pulmonary edema
* Pulmonary eosinophilia
* Inflammatory conditions below diaphragm e.g. hepatic amaebiasis and subphrenic abscess.
What are the complications of pneumonia ?1- Post- pneumonic effusion
3- Post pneumonic lung abscess.
7- Septic shock, multi organ failure
9- Pericarditis, myocarditis
2- Synpneumonic effusion
4- Post pneumonic fibrosis
What are the Causes of Recurrent pneumonia ?* Bronchial obstruction e.g bronchial adenoma or carcinoma.
* Chronic lung diseases e.g COPO, bronchiectasis and cystic lung
* Recurrent aspiration e.g in alcoholics, epileptics and severe gastro-esophageal reflux.