Flashcards in Pathology Deck (20)
What are the common causes of lobar pneumonia?
Two clinical settings of pneumonia
Two forms of clinical pneumonia
What cells and structures might you see in the pathology of a lobar pneumonia? (3)
Fibrin rich exudate
What are common complications of lobar pneumonia?
Bronchopneumonia is more commonly seen in otherwise healthy young adults - True or False
Bronchonpneumonia is normally seen in the context of pre-existing disease
Bronchopneumonia is commonly a result of aspiration - True or False?
This leads to more anaerobic and staphylococcal infections rather than streptococcal
Most common complication of bronchopneumonia
Common symptoms of an abscess (3)
Diseases commonly associated with bronchiectasis (3)
Why are bronchiectasis patients more prone to infection?
the dilated airways accumulate purulent secretions causing infective pus formation
The pathology of TB is mediates by a ______ hypersensitivity reaction
Primary TB is...
1st exposure and up too 5 years after
Where can a granulomatous response be seen in the lungs with TB?
In the hilar lymph nodes
Secondary TB is...
the 2nd exposure causing reinfection or reactivation of disease
Where does TB typically localise?
apices of the lungs
Where would a Ghon focus be found?
periphery of mid zone of lung
TB reactivation can result due to decreased T cell function. What may be the reason for this?
Coincident disease (HIV)
What is the common viral infection of an immunocompromised host?