Chlamydia pneumoniae Pneumonia: Radiological Features

  • Franco Denti
  • Luigi Allegra
  • Francesco Blasi


The most common symptomatic infection sustained by Chlamydia pneumoniae is pneumonia [1]. This pathogen is involved in more than 10 % of community-acquired pneumonias with a usually mild to moderate clinical course. However, severe pneumonias are described in patients with underlying diseases [2–4].


Radiological Feature Interstitial Infiltrate Heterogeneous Density Pulmonary Consolidation Initial Chest Radiograph 
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  • Franco Denti
  • Luigi Allegra
  • Francesco Blasi

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