Which findings on chest radiography are characteristic of avian (H5N1) influenza pneumonia?

Updated: Mar 24, 2021
  • Author: Zab Mosenifar, MD, FACP, FCCP; Chief Editor: John J Oppenheimer, MD  more...
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Avian influenza (H5N1) radiographic findings have included patchy, interstitial, and/or diffuse infiltrates, consolidation, pleural effusion, and pneumothorax. Some have progressed to acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS). [51]


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