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Knipe, H. Multilobar pneumonia. Reference article, Radiopaedia.org. (accessed on 08 Dec 2021) https://doi.org/10.53347/rID-49683
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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