Chlamydia pneumonia

Last revised by David Luong on 7 Feb 2022

Chlamydia pneumonia is a form of atypical pneumonia


It is caused by the organism Chlamydophila pneumoniae (a species of Chlamydophila) which is an obligate intracellular bacterium that infects humans.

Radiographic features

CT chest

Non-specific with overlap of features with pneumonias from other organisms. Can have a wide spectrum of findings inclusive of

Many have bilateral lung involvement.

See also


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