Multilobar pneumonia

Last revised by Dr Henry Knipe on 28 Oct 2018

Multilobar pneumonia, as the name suggests, is a lobar pneumonia affecting multiple lobes. Patients with community-acquired multilobar pneumonia have a worse prognosis with longer admissions, more need for ventilatory support and more frequent treatment failure 1

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Cases and figures

  • Case 1: RUL and RML pneumonia
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  • Case 2: right middle and lower lobes
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  • Case 3: pediatric
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