DISEASES

Disease-gene associations mined from literature

Human genes for pneumonia

Pneumonia [DOID:552]

A lung disease that involves lung parenchyma or alveolar inflammation and abnormal alveolar filling with fluid (consolidation and exudation). It results from a variety of causes including infection with bacteria, viruses, fungi or parasites, and chemical or physical injury to the lungs. It is accompanied by fever, chills, cough, and difficulty in breathing.

Synonyms:  pneumonia,  DOID:552,  Pneumonitis,  acute pneumonia

Linkouts:  OMIM