Pathology Quiz

Pathology Quiz - Kelly Chacon Pathology Quiz 1. DESCRIBE...

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Kelly Chacon Pathology Quiz 1. DESCRIBE PNEUMONIA. WHAT CAUSES IT? VIEW THE XRAYS ON THE POWER POINT RELATING TO PNEUMONIA AND DESCRIBE WHAT YOU SEE. Pneumonia is an inflammation of the lung that can be caused by bacterial infections, viruses, or other organisms. It most often occurs when a person’s human system is already weakened by another infection, leading to an increase in mucus, which encourages bacterial growth. Pneumonia can be classified by either lobar pneumonia or bronchopneumonia, depending on its location within the lung. The most common cause of pneumonia is the bacterium Streptococcus Pneumoniae . In a chest radiograph, patchy radio-opaque regions may indicate pneumonia. 2.WHAT CAUSES TUBERCULOSIS? IS IT CONTAGIOUS? WHAT IS THE APPEARANCE AND PROGNOSIS OF A T.B. PATIENT? Tuberculosis is an extremely contagious disease caused by a type of bacteria known as mycobacterium tuberculosis. On an X-Ray radiograph, the presence of TB may be indicated by radio-opaque nodules, lesions, or cavities. Tuberculosis that is not resistant to antibiotics can usually be cured. However,
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Pathology Quiz - Kelly Chacon Pathology Quiz 1. DESCRIBE...

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