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Pneumonia, Klebsiella
Carol C. Wu, MD
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KEY FACTS

  • Terminology

    • Imaging

      • Top Differential Diagnoses

        • Clinical Issues

          • Diagnostic Checklist

            TERMINOLOGY

            • Synonyms

              • Friedländer pneumonia
                • First described by Friedländer in 1882
            • Definitions

              • Klebsiella pneumoniae,gram-negative bacteria
              • Accounts for 0.5-5% of community-acquired pneumonia & 15% of nosocomial pneumonias

            IMAGING

            • Radiographic Findings

              • CT Findings

                • Imaging Recommendations

                  DIFFERENTIAL DIAGNOSIS

                    PATHOLOGY

                    • Microscopic Features

                      CLINICAL ISSUES

                      • Presentation

                        • Demographics

                          • Natural History & Prognosis

                            • Treatment

                              DIAGNOSTIC CHECKLIST

                              • Consider

                                Selected References

                                1. Okada F et al: Acute Klebsiella pneumoniae pneumonia alone and with concurrent infection: comparison of clinical and thin-section CT findings. Br J Radiol. 83(994):854-60, 2010
                                2. Okada F et al: Clinical and pulmonary thin-section CT findings in acute Klebsiella pneumoniae pneumonia. Eur Radiol. 19(4):809-15, 2009
                                3. Krishnadasan B et al: Surgical management of lung gangrene. Can Respir J. 7(5):401-4, 2000
                                4. Carpenter JL: Klebsiella pulmonary infections: occurrence at one medical center and review. Rev Infect Dis. 12(4):672-82, 1990
                                5. Padmanabhan K et al: Intracavitary mass in a patient with Klebsiella pneumonia. Chest. 93(1):187-8, 1988
                                6. Felson B et al: Roentgen findings in acute Friedländer's pneumonia. Radiology. 53(4):559-65, 1949
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                                KEY FACTS

                                • Terminology

                                  • Imaging

                                    • Top Differential Diagnoses

                                      • Clinical Issues

                                        • Diagnostic Checklist

                                          TERMINOLOGY

                                          • Synonyms

                                            • Friedländer pneumonia
                                              • First described by Friedländer in 1882
                                          • Definitions

                                            • Klebsiella pneumoniae,gram-negative bacteria
                                            • Accounts for 0.5-5% of community-acquired pneumonia & 15% of nosocomial pneumonias

                                          IMAGING

                                          • Radiographic Findings

                                            • CT Findings

                                              • Imaging Recommendations

                                                DIFFERENTIAL DIAGNOSIS

                                                  PATHOLOGY

                                                  • Microscopic Features

                                                    CLINICAL ISSUES

                                                    • Presentation

                                                      • Demographics

                                                        • Natural History & Prognosis

                                                          • Treatment

                                                            DIAGNOSTIC CHECKLIST

                                                            • Consider

                                                              Selected References

                                                              1. Okada F et al: Acute Klebsiella pneumoniae pneumonia alone and with concurrent infection: comparison of clinical and thin-section CT findings. Br J Radiol. 83(994):854-60, 2010
                                                              2. Okada F et al: Clinical and pulmonary thin-section CT findings in acute Klebsiella pneumoniae pneumonia. Eur Radiol. 19(4):809-15, 2009
                                                              3. Krishnadasan B et al: Surgical management of lung gangrene. Can Respir J. 7(5):401-4, 2000
                                                              4. Carpenter JL: Klebsiella pulmonary infections: occurrence at one medical center and review. Rev Infect Dis. 12(4):672-82, 1990
                                                              5. Padmanabhan K et al: Intracavitary mass in a patient with Klebsiella pneumonia. Chest. 93(1):187-8, 1988
                                                              6. Felson B et al: Roentgen findings in acute Friedländer's pneumonia. Radiology. 53(4):559-65, 1949