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Legionella Pneumonia
Carlos S. Restrepo, MD; Jeffrey P. Kanne, MD
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KEY FACTS

  • Terminology

    • Imaging

      • Top Differential Diagnoses

        • Pathology

          • Clinical Issues

            TERMINOLOGY

            • Synonyms

              • Legionnaires disease
            • Definitions

              • Pneumonia caused by infection with any Legionella species, most commonly Legionella pneumophila

            IMAGING

            • General Features

              • Radiographic Findings

                • CT Findings

                  • Imaging Recommendations

                    DIFFERENTIAL DIAGNOSIS

                      PATHOLOGY

                      • General Features

                        CLINICAL ISSUES

                        • Presentation

                          • Demographics

                            • Natural History & Prognosis

                              • Treatment

                                DIAGNOSTIC CHECKLIST

                                • Image Interpretation Pearls

                                  Selected References

                                  1. Cassell K et al: Legionnaires' disease in the time of COVID-19. Pneumonia (Nathan). 13(1):2, 2021
                                  2. Mittal S et al: Thoracic imaging features of Legionnaire's disease. Infect Dis Clin North Am. 31(1):43-54, 2017
                                  3. Poirier R et al: Early radiographic and tomographic manifestations of Legionnaires' disease. Can Assoc Radiol J. 68(3):328-33, 2017
                                  4. Phin N et al: Epidemiology and clinical management of Legionnaires' disease. Lancet Infect Dis. 14(10):1011-21, 2014
                                  5. Cunha BA: Legionnaires' disease: clinical differentiation from typical and other atypical pneumonias. Infect Dis Clin North Am. 24(1):73-105, 2010
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                                  KEY FACTS

                                  • Terminology

                                    • Imaging

                                      • Top Differential Diagnoses

                                        • Pathology

                                          • Clinical Issues

                                            TERMINOLOGY

                                            • Synonyms

                                              • Legionnaires disease
                                            • Definitions

                                              • Pneumonia caused by infection with any Legionella species, most commonly Legionella pneumophila

                                            IMAGING

                                            • General Features

                                              • Radiographic Findings

                                                • CT Findings

                                                  • Imaging Recommendations

                                                    DIFFERENTIAL DIAGNOSIS

                                                      PATHOLOGY

                                                      • General Features

                                                        CLINICAL ISSUES

                                                        • Presentation

                                                          • Demographics

                                                            • Natural History & Prognosis

                                                              • Treatment

                                                                DIAGNOSTIC CHECKLIST

                                                                • Image Interpretation Pearls

                                                                  Selected References

                                                                  1. Cassell K et al: Legionnaires' disease in the time of COVID-19. Pneumonia (Nathan). 13(1):2, 2021
                                                                  2. Mittal S et al: Thoracic imaging features of Legionnaire's disease. Infect Dis Clin North Am. 31(1):43-54, 2017
                                                                  3. Poirier R et al: Early radiographic and tomographic manifestations of Legionnaires' disease. Can Assoc Radiol J. 68(3):328-33, 2017
                                                                  4. Phin N et al: Epidemiology and clinical management of Legionnaires' disease. Lancet Infect Dis. 14(10):1011-21, 2014
                                                                  5. Cunha BA: Legionnaires' disease: clinical differentiation from typical and other atypical pneumonias. Infect Dis Clin North Am. 24(1):73-105, 2010