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what does non-specific pneumonitis mean?

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Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
34 years experience Pediatrics
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.
Answered on Jan 25, 2018
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