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Is. Lung infection the same as pneumonia?

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Dr. Michael Ein
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease
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In brief: Yes and no

Pneumonia is an infection of the lung but there are others such as lung abscesses, septic pulmonary emboli, tuberculosis etc.

In brief: Yes and no

Pneumonia is an infection of the lung but there are others such as lung abscesses, septic pulmonary emboli, tuberculosis etc.
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