MAXWELL FINLAND, M.D.; HAROLD I. L. LOVERUD, M.D.
Massive atelectatic collapse of one or more lobes of the lung, occurring during the course of primary lobar pneumonia or complicating recovery from this disease, has been recognized by very few writers. In most articles dealing with pneumonia, either this complication is not mentioned at all or it is merely dismissed as a possible but exceedingly rare complication. Several reports of its occurrence in the pneumonias of infants and children have appeared during the past few years1-10 but very few instances have been recorded in cases of acute lobar pneumonia in adults,11-31 although it was recognized as far back as
FINLAND M, LOVERUD HIL. AN ARTICLE CONTRIBUTED TO AN ANNIVERSARY VOLUME IN HONOR OF DOCTOR JOSEPH HERSEY PRATT: MASSIVE ATELECTATIC COLLAPSE OF THE LUNG COMPLICATING PNEUMOCOCCUS PNEUMONIA1. Ann Intern Med. ;10:1828–1847. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-10-12-1828
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1937;10(12):1828-1847.
Infectious Disease, Pneumonia, Pulmonary/Critical Care, Streptococcal Infections.
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