SAUL KARPEL; IRVING M. WAGGONER; OSWALD S. MCCOWN JR.
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During the past few years much has been written concerning non-bacterial pneumonia. This type of pneumonia has been and still is called by various names. Acute diffuse bronchiolitis, acute interstitial pneumonitis, primary atypical pneumonia, acute pneumonitis, bronchopneumonia, influenzal pneumonitis, disseminated focal pneumonia and benign bronchopulmonary inflammation are designations that have been used.
Previous reports of primary atypical pneumonia have been issued, almost without exception, from army hospitals, colleges and health departments, in all instances where roentgen-ray facilities were available, usually at no cost to the patient, and the chest film was obtained as a part of the routine examination. This
KARPEL S, WAGGONER IM, MCCOWN OS. PRIMARY ATYPICAL PNEUMONIA: A CRITICAL ANALYSIS OF 500 CASES1. Ann Intern Med. ;22:408–417. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-22-3-408
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1945;22(3):408-417.
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