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What does non-specific pneumonitis mean?

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Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
Pediatrics 36 years experience
It means...: ...That it does not look like any particular recognizable type. Most viral pneumonitis, as well as mycoplasma, have a nonspecific appearance on xray, while pneumococcal pneumonia usually looks like a slice of pie.
Last updated Jan 25, 2018

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