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Please help! what is the meaning of basal pneumonitis?

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Dr. Michael Gabor
Diagnostic Radiology
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In brief: Pneumonitis

Pneumonitis is an inflammatory process of the lung, like pneumonia, due to numerous potential causes.
Basal simply refers to the location of the Pneumonitis: at the lung bases, or one of the lowermost segments of the lung. In other words, the bottom part of the lung.

In brief: Pneumonitis

Pneumonitis is an inflammatory process of the lung, like pneumonia, due to numerous potential causes.
Basal simply refers to the location of the Pneumonitis: at the lung bases, or one of the lowermost segments of the lung. In other words, the bottom part of the lung.
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Dr. Gerald Mandell
Nuclear Medicine

In brief: Lower lung pneumonia

Pneumonia occurring at base or bottom of lungs.

In brief: Lower lung pneumonia

Pneumonia occurring at base or bottom of lungs.
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