Imaging of Pulmonary Infections

  • Philip Goodman
  • Helmut Prosch
  • Daniela Kienzl
  • Christian J. Herold


Pneumonia is one of the most frequent causes of morbidity and mortality throughout the world. It is the most prevalent community-acquired infection and the second most common nosocomial infectious disorder. Infections may occur in healthy people or individuals with concomitant intrapulmonary or extrathoracic diseases. Pneumonia may develop into a life-threatening condition, especially in immunocompromised patients, in children, and in the elderly.


Respiratory Syncytial Virus Invasive Aspergillosis Nosocomial Pneumonia Immune Reconstitution Inflammatory Syndrome Chest Film 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Philip Goodman
    • 1
  • Helmut Prosch
    • 2
  • Daniela Kienzl
    • 2
  • Christian J. Herold
    • 2
  1. 1.Duke University Medical CenterDurhamUSA
  2. 2.Department of Radiology, Vienna General HospitalMedical University of ViennaViennaAustria

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