Bronchial pneumonia, also known as bronchopneumonia, is a type of pneumonia that invades both lungs and the bronchi, notes Healthline. The bronchi, also called the bronchial tree, are the passages that bring air into the... More »

Both acute or chronic bronchitis can easily turn in pneumonia or Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), according to Prevention Healthy Living Group. Bronchitis is better characterized as an inflammation of the li... More »

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Double pneumonia, defined by Medicine Net as a pneumonia infection in at least one lung lobe in both the right and left lungs, is quite serious and potentially lethal. Any persistent respiratory illness should be evaluat... More »

Bronchopneumonia is a type of pneumonia that affects both lungs and the bronchi, according to Healthline. Caused by bacteria, fungi or a virus infecting the lungs, bronchopneumonia ranges from mild to severe, with viral ... More »

Fast breathing, chest pain, difficulty in breathing, coughing up mucus and fever are several symptoms of bronchopneumonia, according to Healthline. Other symptoms include fatigue, muscle aches, headache, chills and sweat... More »

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Bronchiolitis obliterans with organizing pneumonia, or BOOP, is inflammation and clogging of the bronchioles, alveoli and the small bronchi walls with connective tissue, according to Mayo Clinic. This condition only occu... More »

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Overlapping structures, pneumonia, hiatal hernia and lung cancer are among the causes of shadows appearing on the lungs on X-ray results, according to About.com. Some sources of the shadow effect are nothing of concern, ... More »